The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA), 42 U.S.C. § 227 et seq.—or “Total Cash for Plaintiffs’ Attorneys,” as it’s euphemistically called—is an increasingly hot topic in litigation. A federal consumer privacy statute that regulates the technology used to place outbound calls and send text messages, the TCPA has gained increasing attention because it has created an attractive private right of action for alleged violations.
In a report published by California Litigation, Christine M. Reilly, partner, and Diana L. Eisner, associate, examine the foundations of the TCPA by looking at its three elements: a call, autodialing and consent.
Read the article here.