Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile are currently embroiled in a debate with Trump and his 2020 campaign’s legal team over what constitutes illegal spam text messages. According to , the problems started in early July when a third-party company contracted by the three major mobile carriers blocked unsolicited text messages sent by the Trump campaign. The undisclosed firm was hired by the mobile companies to screen for spam.
The Trump campaign claims these text messages were sent manually and therefore did not violate the Federal Communication Commission’s regulations ban as it pertains only to automated messages.
According to the rules listed on the FCC’s website, text messages sent to mobile phones “require the called party’s prior express consent if they are generated