The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced last week that it will host a free webinar to provide information about consumers' rights under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the steps they can take to prevent robocalls. 

The webinar will take place on February 16 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST.

Consumers can participate in the webinar via WebEx (audio and video). To register, go to the event page at: session-how-deal-robocalls. On that page click on the registration link, provide the required information, and then click on “Submit” to complete your registration. Once registered you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the event, including the password and the link for the meeting.

During the event, consumers can submit comments and questions by emailing


1:00 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.
Anthony Butler, Consumer Education and Outreach Specialist, Consumer Affairs and Outreach Division, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau

1:05 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
TCPA: An Overview
Kristi Thornton, Associate Division Chief, Consumer Policy Division, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau

1:15 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.
A Different Perspective
Kristi Thompson, Deputy Chief, Telecommunications Consumers Division, Enforcement Bureau

1:25 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.
Robocalls: How We Got Here and How We’re Fighting Back
Antonio Sweet, Technology Policy Advisor, Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis

1:35 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.

1:55 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

For additional information about the webinar, please email . You may also contact Keyla Hernandez-Ulloa at 202-418-0965 and/or Anthony Butler at 202-418-2372.