Think sending messages on Hustle is easy and efficient? So do we! Curious why pressing ‘Send’ for each Contact is key to Hustle? This article will outline all you need to know about pressing ‘Send’, why it’s legal and why we do it!
What is the TCPA?
TCPA stands for the Telephone Consumer Protection Act which was a federal statute enacted in 1991 to safeguard consumer privacy. This is a broad piece of legislation, one of the things it does it restrict telemarketing communications via voice calls, SMS, text, and fax. Relevant to Hustle, the TCPA prohibits the use of an automatic telephone dialing system (“ATDS”) or a prerecorded voice to place calls or send SMS messages to a cellular phone number without the called party’s prior express consent. 47 U.S.C. § 227(b)(1)(A)(iii).
Is Hustle a Tool to Help You be TCPA Compliant?
Yes! Hustle was designed to be a manual dialing system with significant human intervention, not a text bot or an ATDS.
Hustle is designed enable users to use personal, one-on-one texting and not run afoul of the TCPA if used responsibly and according to Hustle’s guidelines. Hustle is a manual dialing system with significant amounts of human intervention, and a person must press ‘Send’ for every message sent in Hustle to help prevent it from being considered an ATDS.
What’s next you may be thinking? Head on over to Hustle and start pressing ‘Send’! Those Contacts are not going to text themselves 😉