What are the Differences Between TCPA and DNC Regulations?


TCPA and DNC both have regulations relating to communication practices, particularly in the context of telemarketing and telecommunications.

TCPA (Telephone Consumer Protection Act) is a federal law in the United States that was enacted to protect consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls, faxes, and text messages. The TCPA requires businesses to obtain prior express consent from consumers before making telemarketing calls or sending marketing messages via automated means.

While DNC (Do-Not-Call) Registry refers to a list of phone numbers maintained by regulatory agencies or businesses containing the contact information of individuals who have requested not to receive telemarketing calls. Consumers can register their phone numbers on DNC lists to opt out of receiving unsolicited telemarketing calls and businesses should refrain from contacting individuals whose numbers are on the DNC list.

Overall, TCPA is a federal law that sets rules for telemarketing and telecommunications practices, including provisions for maintaining DNC lists, DNC specifically refers to the lists of numbers that individuals can join to avoid receiving telemarketing calls.

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