November 11, 2019

November 11, 2019

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BREAKING: FCC Seeks Comment on Reassigned Database Reconsideration Requests

Yesterday the FCC issued a Public Notice seeking comment on a joint petition by the Competitive Carriers Association, CTIA, and the U.S. Telecom Association asking the Commission to reconsider its decision to combine the administration of the reassigned numbers database with that of the North American Numbering Plan. The Public Notice is here: Reassigned Number Database Recon Petitions

The Commission also sought comment on a petition by the Professional Association for Customer Engagement (PACE) asking the FCC to reconsider including business landline numbers and toll-free numbers in the reassigned numbers database.

We’re analyzing these developments–particularly the possibility that it will delay roll out of the reassigned number database– and will update shortly.

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Eric Troutman Class Action Attorney
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Eric Troutman is one of the country’s prominent class action defense lawyers and is nationally recognized in Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) litigation and compliance. He has served as lead defense counsel in more than 70 national TCPA class actions and has litigated nearly a thousand individual TCPA cases in his role as national strategic litigation counsel for major banks and finance companies. He also helps industry participants build TCPA-compliant processes, policies, and systems.

Eric has built a national litigation practice based upon deep experience, rigorous...