FCC Asked To Nix Restrictive Telemarketing Consent Caveat

Law360 (April 28, 2021, 8:56 PM EDT) -- Several financial and public interest groups are questioning if the Federal Communications Commission made a mistake when it handed down an order late last year that required companies to get written consent before delivering robocalls.

A number of business and consumer groups — two factions that are often at odds on policy — told the FCC Tuesday that it seems to them that the agency had intended to allow oral consent as well, but accidentally omitted it in a drafting error.

The way the rule is currently written, companies would need to get written consent to deliver robocalls to residential addresses if...

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