Changes that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) go into effect today. The changes are intended to bring the TCPA into line with the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC’s) Telemarketing Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act. However, the FCC added new requirements for text messaging in TCPA. In this Privacy Tracker exclusive interview, find out from TCPA expert Yaron Dori, partner at Covington & Burling, what these changes mean for your organization and its practices, and hear advice on how best to comply.
Yaron Dori is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Covington & Burling, LLP, where he co-chairs the Communications & Media Practice Group and is a member of the firm’s Global Privacy & Data Security Practice Group. His practice has been recognized in Chambers, Legal 500 and other publications and focuses on the intersection of telecommunications, privacy and consumer protection law. Dori is an active member of various professional organizations, including the IAPP. He also is the recipient of the Federal Communications Bar Association’s Distinguished Service Award (2003–2004) and serves on the executive committee of that organization.