Commissioners Comment on Circuit Court Ruling in ACA v. FCC

Now that the D.C. Circuit Court has issued its long-awaited decision in the case of ACA International, et al., v. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), all parties are looking to what’s next. The main point of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) was to curb unwanted and illegal robocalls. ACA and others argued that the FCC’s 2015 Declaratory Ruling and Order went too far, setting unrealistic hurdles, and likely preventing legal and wanted calls. 

It is clear that today's FCC leadership holds a vastly different opinion about the TCPA and the 2015 Order than did the leadership under former Chairman Wheeler. FCC Commissioners released the following statements following last Friday’s decision. 

Chairman Ajit Pai

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