Earlier this year, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed new rules for debt collectors. The proposal authorizes, for the first time, a specific number of communication attempts to collect past-due debts. The rules also authorizes new means of communicating with people to collect debts, such as email and direct messaging, and expands the ability to collect time-barred debt.

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