Posted: October 9, 2015
Here we are, in the modern day of 2015, facing the terrors of legislation regarding communications via email, auto dialers, and text messaging. Who knew facsimile (fax) legislation would still be around to haunt us? While many of us may believe that fax campaigns are a thing of the past, there have been many class action law suits over the past year to remind us just how relevant they still are. Recently, companies in varying industries such as office equipment, TV/entertainment, fast food, and testing and inspection have all been hit with class actions concerning their faxing practices. These companies have faced settlement fees totaling $48.5 million dollars, as well as the possibility of bankruptcy.
It’s always important to stay on top of new legislation. In light of recent events, a refresher on the FCC’s Junk Fax Prevention Act may be necessary. We’ve come up with 3 tips to help you with your solicitous faxing campaigns.
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Alex Sharpe is a Consultant at CompliancePoint. She works with clients in a variety of industries and aims to keep them updated on the latest changes in the regulatory environment related to U.S. federal and state consumer contact requirements and direct marketing compliance. Her focus is on helping clients navigate and understand how the regulations affect their business. Alex has earned her Customer Engagement Compliance Professional (CECP) certification from the Professional Association for Customer Engagement (PACE) and has a B.B.A. in Management from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business.