New Legislation Defines Texting As Telemarketing, Offers Protection


Albany, N.Y. - Governor Cuomo has signed legislation expanding the definition of telemarketing to include texting.

Telemarketing, also known as robocalling, has been a longstanding nuisance for New Yorkers

New Yorkers have protection against unwanted robocalls but until now, texting was not defined as telemarketing.

This legislation closes that loophole.

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