Recording Customer Service Calls: Permissible Or Penal?

Law360, New York (January 3, 2014, 12:40 PM EST) -- Consumer protection attorneys across the country have made sure that copious numbers of plaintiffs have received billions of dollars in punitive damages for strict liability laws that punish businesses for failing to properly notify consumers that a call is being recorded.

Twelve states, comprising over a third of the entire United States population, currently require that all parties consent to a phone recording — often referred to as “two-party consent” states. Heavily populated states including California, Florida and Illinois have strict liability laws regarding this everyday...
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