On Monday the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a ruling declaring that junk fax suits can’t be aimed at companies that send out “online faxes” – as long as the messages aren’t also del...More About "FCC: Emailed Faxes are Exempt from the TCPA"
Several trade associations are backing Facebook, arguing that the courts have broadened the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s (TCPA’s) autodialer definition too far, and they believe the Supreme Court sh...More About "Autodialer Definition is Too Broad, Says Trade Organizations"
On Friday the House and Senate committee leaders announced a deal combining two versions of anti-robocall legislation, making the bill ready for White House approval. The Pallone-Thune TRACED Act will combine p...More About "House and Senate Unite Anti-Robocall Legislation"
Multiple Pizza Hut franchisees have agreed to pay a total of $6 million in a TCPA class action for allegedly texting unsolicited advertisements to cellphone subscribers in violation of the Telephone Consumer Pr...More About "Pizza Hut Franchisees to Pay $6M in TCPA Class Action"
TCPA Deal Three cruise lines have settled a $12.5 million deal over an Illinois-based travel agency’s marketing robocalls to consumers in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The settlem...More About "Cruise Lines Settle $12.5M TCPA Deal"
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"
TCPA Robocall Class Action Fines Bursor & Fisher PA is asking for $89 million in fees after winning a $267 million judgement in a debt collection Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) robocall class acti...More About "Attorneys Seek $89M in TCPA Robocall Class Action"
Unsolicited Debt Collection Robocalls Debt collection agency Rash Curtis & Associates is facing a $267 million judgment after being found liable for making over 534,000 illegal robocalls to consumers in vio...More About "Debt Collector Fined $267M for Illegal Robocalls"
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"
Examining the ATDS Definition Last week, the case of Adams v. Safe Home Security, Inc. in Texas became the first case to address the definition of an ATDS and the scope of the TCPA after the noteworthy ACA Inte...More About "Fifth Circuit Court Examines ATDS Definition and Scope of the TCPA"
TCPA Text Suit Rack Room Shoes Inc. is set to pay $26 million to settle claims that the retailer bombarded consumers with unwanted text messages in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). ...More About "Shoe Company Faces $26M TCPA Text Suit"