This entry was written by Judy Harris and posted by Travis P. Nelson.

Our Global Regulatory Enforcement colleague Judy Harris recently wrote a blog post regarding Public Notices released by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday seeking comment on two recently filed requests for guidance on different aspects of its February 2012 Report and Order creating enhanced compliance obligations under its Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) rules.  Both requests relate to that aspect of the Order that requires prior express written consent before placing a telemarketing call/sending a telemarketing text, or leaving a pre-recorded or automated telemarketing voice message to a consumer’s mobile device using an auto-dialer.

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Judith L. Harris is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Reed Smith and was a former Managing Partner of that office. She was head of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs at the Federal Communications Commission in the Clinton Administration and earlier in her career, served as a Senior Trial Lawyer in the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department. Judy’s practice is currently concentrated on competition, consumer protection and regulatory issues before the FCC, the FTC and the DOJ, as well as on Capitol Hill. She also devotes much of her time to issues of Internet governance, including matters relating to ICANN and its ongoing creation of new gTLDs (the letters to the right of the dot in an Internet address).