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"
FTC Confirms 94 Cases of Illegal Robocalls On Tuesday the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its enforcers in 15 states announced 94 new cases involving over 1 billion illegal robocalls. “Operation Call it Qu...More About "The Fight Against Illegal Robocalls"
FCC Approves Declaratory Ruling As predicted, the FCC voted today to approve a Declaratory Ruling to affirm that telephone service providers may, as the default, block unwanted calls based on reasonable call an...More About "FCC Approves Declaratory Ruling, Carriers May Block Calls by Default"
Record Robocall Damages Health supplement marketer ViSalus could face up to $925 million in fines for making more than 1.8 million illegal robocalls to consumers in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protectio...More About "Robocall Damages Could Reach $925M"
Classifying a Ringless Voicemail Whether a ringless voicemail is considered a “call” under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) has been a widely debated subject. However, in the recent case of Scha...More About "Ringless Voicemail Considered a “Call” Under TCPA"
Red Robin International is being accused of sending unauthorized text messages to consumers in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The alleged text messages about the “Red Robin Royalty...More About "Red Robin TCPA Text Violation"
Jenny Craig TCPA Settlement In the case of Bloom v. Jenny Craig, the Southern District of Florida has approved a $3M class settlement which found the nutrition and weight loss company in violation of the Teleph...More About "$3M Jenny Craig TCPA Settlement Deal Approved"
On January 17, 2019, the Washington state Senate proposed the Washington Privacy Act (WPA). The Act proposes data privacy regulations that would require companies to protect consumer “personal data,” mirror...More About "Data Privacy Legislation Introduced by Washington State"
Last week Senator Ben Hueso, (D-San Diego), introduced a new bill to stop robocall spoofing and protect consumers from the illegal robocalls with false caller identification information. The bill would give tel...More About "California Bill Introduced to Stop Robocall Spoofing"
Last week Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) proposed the House of Representatives reinstate the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act in order to combat unsolicited robocalls. The bill would call on th...More About "Bill Reintroduced to Stop Robocalls"
TCPA Text Violation A $2.5 million settlement penalizing Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN), Hyundai, and Mercedes-Benz for violating the TCPA has been preliminarily approved by a Florida federal judge. The com...More About "TCPA Text Violation – $2.5M Settlement"
A Petition for TCPA Clarification A group of healthcare companies is urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to act in response to a petition to determine how health care providers can contact patien...More About "Healthcare Companies Seeking TCPA Clarification by FCC"