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FCC fines Dialing Service for unlawful robocalls

Monday 17 July 2017 | 11:30 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a USD 2.88 million fine against a New Mexico-based company, Dialing Services, for facilitating unlawful robocalls. Robocallers used Dialing Services' calling technology platform to make millions of illegal robocalls to mobile phones without express prior consent from consumers, the authority said. Despite being warned in 2013 by FCC's Enforcement Bureau that it could be fined for robocalls its customers were making in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the bureau investigated and determined that Dialing Services' platform was

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