Posts Tagged ‘Do Not Call’

Don’t Be A Dodo; Follow Privacy Requirements!

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

I just ran across a privacy law non-compliance fine news report from Australia that was published October 22, 2008…


FTC Continues Active Compliance Enforcement: Applies $7.7 Million In Fines To 6 Do-Not-Call Violators

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

This week the FTC once again demonstrated that they aggressively enforce compliance with those regulations for which they have responsibility.
In their press release, “FTC Announces Law Enforcement Crackdown on Do Not Call Violators” they detail their recent actions against six organizations for non-compliance with the Do Not Call (DNC) registry requirements. The involved settlements totaled close to $7.7 million in civil penalties. In addition to the following, actions against Global Mortgage Funding are pending.
Here is an overview of the non-compliance activities and associated fines/penalties:


Your Name May Be Falling Off the Do Not Call List Soon!

Thursday, September 6th, 2007

I recently did a privacy impact assessment (PIA) for a marketing company and remembered that the U.S. Do Not Call list entries expire after 5 years! Most people do not realize this…did you know this?