When a Massachusetts District Court examined whether and when a professional plaintiff has standing to assert TCPA claims, the Court determined that a plaintiff’s standing comes down to how said plaintiff use...More About "Court Examines “Professional Plaintiff” Status in TCPA Suit"
TCPA Texting Class Action The Eastern District of Washington dismissed a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action against Springbig, Inc., a text message platform provider, because the complaint fa...More About "TCPA Texting Class Action Dismissed"
Anti-Robocall Principles The Attorneys General from all 50 states plus the District of Columbia have partnered with 12 telecommunications service providers to combat the illegal robocalls that plague consumers ...More About "Anti-Robocall Principles to Protect Consumers"
AT&T Auto-blocks Robocalls AT&T has become the first major carrier to automatically block robocalls after a June ruling by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruled that carriers could block fra...More About "AT&T Becomes First Carrier to Block Robocalls"
Client Alert Please be aware that the state of Louisiana has lifted the State of Emergency telephonic solicitation ban due to Tropical Storm Barry (f.k.a. Potential Tropical Cyclone Two), effective immediately....More About "Client Alert (US): Louisiana Lifts State of Emergency Solicitation Ban"
Facebook TCPA Suit Facebook has denied sending customers illegal text messages to consumers in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), stating that the messages sent were not in fact solicita...More About "Facebook TCPA Class Action"
Do-Not-Call Means Definitely DO NOT CALL Auto-warranty provider VAD, which operates as CM Auto, SunPath Limited Corp. and Northcoast Warranty Services Inc., is facing a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) ...More About "Auto Warranty Providers Face Class-Action TCPA Lawsuit for Unsolicited Robocalls"
$5.5M Insurance TCPA Settlement A pet health insurance company will pay $5.5 million to settle a class action suit claiming the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Pethealth Inc. is...More About "TCPA Violations, Robocall Suits in 2019"
TCPA Settlement Universal Pictures is set to settle for $19.2 million after being accused of sending unwanted text messages promoting the new movie “Warcraft” in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protecti...More About "Universal Pictures Facing $19.2M TCPA Settlement"
Four robocall operations have agreed to settle charges made by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) accusing the companies of violating the FTC Act and the agency’s Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR), along with it...More About "FTC Continues Fight Against Billions of Illegal Robocalls"
The Reassigned Numbers Database Yesterday the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) issued a final rule and order to create its proposed reassigned numbers database. This database will become a part of the FCC...More About "FCC Releases Reassigned Numbers Database"
Combating Spoofing and Robocalls The Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC’s) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) would allow the agency to further protect consumers from caller ID spoofing and illegal r...More About "FCC Notice to Target Spoofing and Robocalls"