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Strangling spam

Strangling spam

TRAI issues a consultation paper on Unsolicited Commercial Communication, or UCC, invites stakeholders' comments.

Strangling spam

1. December 2006 TRAI issues a consultation paper on Unsolicited Commercial Communication, or UCC, invites stakeholders' comments
2. September 2007 TRAI issues guidelines for the National Do Not Call Registry to curb unsolicited calls and messages.
3. December 2010 TRAI issues SMS Spam Regulations that cover UCC; puts off implementation as its Customer Preference Register online service is not ready.
4. September 5, 2011 TRAI sets September 27 for implementation, sets SMS limit at 100 SMSs per day for pre-paid users and 3,000 per month for post-paid users.
5. September 25, 2011 Ignoring cellular operators' call to reconsider, TRAI sets September 27 as the date to start implementation, but makes a few exceptions

-Anamika Butalia