I'm an attorney for my day job, and came across a Federal Court order today which holds that "direct drop" voicemails, which I know are used by many real estate investors, violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). This is in the context of a lawsuit by a target of such voicemails suing the person who was sending the voicemails for violating the Act.
I haven't reviewed the underlying case, so I don't know what penalties are being sought, but generally federal protection acts like this provide pretty stiff penalties for violations. For anyone who wants an insomnia cure, the case is 17-cv-335, Saunders v. O'Neal, from the Western District of Michigan, Southern Division. Stay legal!
If you want a copy of the Order, send me your email.
How are people doing large text campaigns and staying TCPA compliant?