Is the law requiring a fax header with sender's ID only meant for faxed advertising, or does it apply to all faxes?

Asked about 1 year ago - Nashville, TN

Someone told me years ago it is illegal to send an anonymous fax; that the TCPA requires all faxes to have headers identifying sender (name, time, date, phone number). I found the law, worded without qualifiers, in a context about faxed advertising, so the exact intent seems unclear. Is this law for all faxes, or only for faxed advertising? Thanks!

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  1. Bruce E. Burdick

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    Answered . The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991applies to advertising faxes not all faxes.

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