Tag: TCPA

A federal district court judge has ruled that ringless voicemails and voicemail drops are in fact “calls” and fall within the purview of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA) allowing the lawsuit of Saunders v. Dyck O’Neal, 17-cv-335, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 121076 in the Western District of Michigan to proceed. The Court’s…

In 2013, the FTC released additional rules regarding the Telecommunication Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and in these rules reaffirmed that text messages were subject to the TCPA. As text messages are sent to wireless numbers, any company sending text messages must comply with the rules regarding calls to wireless numbers, including having consent in writing…

To help companies who are in the business of finding people, we’ve put together a first of its kind ebook that illuminates how rules and regulations regarding telemarketing apply to their business. In other words, if you thought that because you’re not a telemarketer, telemarketing rules and regulations don’t apply, you’re wrong. BellesLink has put…

Every month BellesLink does a customer webinar to share product news, tips and techniques. During a recent webinar two big questions came up: Why would I pay for BellesLink when I can get Google Voice for free? What’s the difference? Why not use caller ID spoofing? Paul Kulas took the chance to highlight the reasons caller…

If you ever had any doubts about the legality of cell phone pinging and caller ID spoofing, the matter has been settled. Recently the FCC has re-asserted that both practices, once common in skip tracing and investigations, are something they not only frown on but will most likely take action on. In an July 2015 declaration the…