DMA Upset With Ruling in North Dakota

Share this content:
The Direct Marketing Association said yesterday it was disappointed in a ruling by the North Dakota Supreme Court that upheld a state law prohibiting political calls made by automated dialing systems with prerecorded messages.


The court rejected an argument that the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 preempts North Dakota rules as they apply to interstate calls, according to the DMA.


Jerry Cerasale, DMA senior vice president for government affairs, said the decision seemed inconsistent with a February ruling by a U.S. District Court in California, which held that the California fax-ban law as it applied to interstate faxes was preempted by federal telemarketing and fax laws.


The DMA said it supports federal preemption by the national do-not-call list and other regulations governing telephone and fax marketing.


close

Next Article in Marketing Strategy

Sign up to our newsletters

Company of the Week

Brightcove is the world's leading video platform. The most innovative and respected brands confidently rely on Brightcove to solve their most demanding communication challenges because of the unmatched performance and flexibility of our platform, our global scale and reliability, and our award-winning service. With thousands of customers and an industry-leading suite of cloud video products, Brightcove enables customers to drive compelling business results.

Find out more here »

Career Center

Check out hundreds of exciting professional opportunities available on DMN's Career Center.  
Explore careers in digital marketing, sales, eCommerce, marketing communications, IT, data strategies, and much more. And don't forget to update your resume so employers can contact you privately about job opportunities.

>>Click Here

Relive the 2017 Marketing Hall of Femme

Click the image above