U.S. FCC says First National Bank and Lyft broke rules on automated texts

September 11, 2015 6:37 PM

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WASHINGTON, Sept 11 The Federal Communications Commission said it put F.N.B. Corporation, also known as First National Bank, and the ride-sharing company Lyft Inc., on notice that they have violated laws and rules intended to protect consumers against unwanted auto-dialed text messages.

The commission said both companies had violated commission rules related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, with First National Bank requiring online banking and Apple Pay customers to receive telemarketing texts and Lyft barring customers from its service if they opt out of marketing calls a...

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