Applying a seven-factor test, a Washington federal court found that the defendant didn’t “make” or “initiate” text messages for purposes of Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) liability.
One of the many new laws enacted in California at the end of the most recent legislative session included the Consumer Call Protection Act.
The uncertainty surrounding the proper definition of an automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS) remains as courts continue to issue differing opinions on the issue.
A Washington federal court has ruled that text messages inviting recipients to watch a livestream of a candidate’s speech and visit his website did not constitute “telephone solicitations” under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), even though the website offered a book ...
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has asked for input on a new petition addressing whether soundboard technology violates the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
After a California jury sided with the plaintiffs in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action against a debt collector, the court entered judgment in the amount of $267 million in damages for the roughly 534,000 calls.
Implementation of the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC’s) plans for the establishment of a single, comprehensive reassigned numbers database has been pushed back until next year.
Continuing the run of multimillion-dollar settlements in Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class actions, a Florida federal court granted preliminary approval for a $26 million deal over text messages.
The recent trend of confusion and uncertainty surrounding the proper definition of an automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS) continues in full force as courts remain split on the issue.
Closing “a loophole in the law,” the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted new rules banning caller ID “spoofing”—i.e., using a “fake” caller ID number— for text messages and foreign calls.