Tagged: FCC

FCC Taps Geoffrey Starks as New Commissioner After Clyburn Retirement

In April 2018 we reported that Democrat Mignon L. Clyburn announced that she will be stepping down from her position as a commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”). The favored successor was FCC Enforcement Bureau Assistant Chief Geoffrey Starks, a Yale law graduate, who has been with the agency since 2015. The insider appeal was furthered by the fact that issues before the agency...

FCC Creates New TCPA Safe Harbor and Reassigned Phone Number Database

Dorsey’s team has been monitoring and reporting the latest happenings at the FCC, including the FCC’s draft order on the reassigned number database and its public comments during Monday’s Open Commission Meeting. If you didn’t receive a copy of our e-update, please reach out to any member of our team for a copy. As expected, the FCC adopted yesterday its draft order directing the creation...

TCPA Roundup: A Week of Blockbuster News from the Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit, the FCC, and a Few District Courts

If you follow daily TCPA news like we do, your head is probably spinning from this week’s developments. We normally digest TCPA developments for our readers in a monthly e-newsletter. (If you’d like to join this list, please drop us a line.) November has delivered some blockbuster news, however, and we decided to highlight some of the notable developments in this mid-month TCPA Roundup. SCOTUS...

Fall is for Falling Leaves, Thanksgiving, and TCPA Omnibus II?

As this year speeds to a close, we are on pins and needles to see if the FCC will issue a ruling this Fall in the great ACA Int’l TCPA remand.  After all, the FCC provided only two weeks for comment in its latest Public Notice Seeking Further Comment, issued after the Ninth Circuit’s anachronistic ruling in Marks v. Crunch San Diego, LLC this September....