FCC allows for automated calls and text messages for data breach notifications

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Although the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) requires consumers to provide consent before receiving non-emergency robocalls on their wireless phones, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has clarified the act's ramifications to allow for automated data breach notifications.

Robocalls either use a pre-recorded or artificial voice or are made through autodial technology, the FCC wrote on its consumer help webpage. The same consent requirement applies to text messages, as well.

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