There is broad support for CUNA’s call for the FCC to delay creation of any call blocking safe harbors, CUNA wrote to the agency Friday, as well as for a centralized "critical calls" list and a robust challenge mechanism.
While CUNA applauds bipartisan efforts from Congress to address robocalls and the FCC's treatment of them, it has concerns with the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act (H.R. 3375), which was marked up by House subcommittee Tuesday.
The Federal Communications Commission Thursday approved a declaratory ruling on default call-blocking. CUNA’s action alert helped secure a “safety valve” in the order, and CUNA’s CompBlog examines what the ruling means going forward.
As the FCC prepares to vote Thursday on a default call blocking proposal, many of the hundreds of comments generated by CUNA’s action alert appear to have spurred the agency to provide a relief mechanism for legitimate callers.
The FCC's proposed blocking-by-default framework will lead to the blocking and mislabeling of calls, depriving credit union members of important information, CUNA said Thursday in response to a proposal the FCC is scheduled to vote on next week.
Credit unions are encouraged to submit comments on the FCC's upcoming vote on a declaratory ruling on default call blocking. CUNA’s Grassroots Action Center contains information on the vote and how to submit comments by Thursday.
CUNA brought its serious concerns about the FCC's scheduled June 6 vote on default call blocking to the attention of NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood Tuesday, requesting he intervene and ask that FCC delay and reconsider the ruling.
CUNA highlighted several credit unions and leagues emphasizing the critical importance of a narrow definition of an automated telephone dialing system in its reply comments to a Federal Communications Commission petition Thursday
A court decision that broadens the definition of an automated telephone dialing system is flawed and should be rejected, CUNA wrote to the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday in response to an FCC petition.
Defining key statutory terms and identifying methods to revoke consent in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act will help reduce confusion for credit unions trying to remain in compliance, CUNA wrote to the FCC Wednesday.