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Brandon Thompson has experience working closely with various bureaus, trade associations, and businesses to interpret and enforce the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA), Truth in Caller ID Act, TRACED Act, and other rules and regulations of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). He has coordinated with state attorneys general, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on numerous federal enforcement actions.

Artificial Intelligence-generated robocalls may trick some consumers into thinking they are being called by a human being, but the Federal Communications Commission clarified in a recent AI Declaratory Ruling that it will not be fooled. Moving forward, all AI-generated robocalls will be treated as artificial or prerecorded voice calls for purposes of the Telephone Consumer

The Federal Communications Commission recently adopted certain final rules, policies, and proposed rules to “stem the tide of foreign-originated illegal robocalls.” The FCC Order targets so-called “gateway providers,” which are U.S.-based intermediate providers that receive calls directly from a foreign provider or its U.S.-based facilities before transmitting the calls downstream. Among other things, the Order

The FCC has unanimously adopted an order to revoke China Unicom Americas’ section 214 authorizations. This action follows the FCC order in October 2021 to revoke China Telecom Americas’ authorizations. These license revocations demonstrate that the severe actions against Chinese telecoms with apparent affiliations with the Chinese government and military that began in the last