California Assembly Bill 3007, introduced into the California legislature on February 21, 2020, and amended as of May 6, 2020, seeks to amend California Public Utilities Code §§ 2871, 2872, 2873 and 2875.5, relating to telecommunications.
“Americans passionately disagree about many things. But they are largely united in their disdain for robocalls.”
In the latest Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) ruling, a Pennsylvania district court has rejected the theory proposed by two plaintiffs regarding Navient Solutions: a dialing system that uses external databases to store and randomly and sequentially generate number tables to then pass on to ...
On June 25, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) granted the P2P Alliance’s 2018 petition, squarely holding that “if a calling platform is not capable of originating a call or sending a text without a person actively and affirmatively manually dialing each one, that ...
Just a few short months after the Seventh and Eleventh Circuits narrowly interpreted the definition of an automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS), the Second Circuit declined to fall in line, instead adopting the Ninth Circuit’s broad interpretation of an ATDS as set forth in Marks.
On March 16, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit released its hotly anticipated decision in ACA Int’l v. FCC.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) staff sent letters to 19 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service providers, cautioning recipients about “assisting and facilitating” illegal telemarketing or robocalling.
Callers have the right to reasonably rely on the consent of a prior subscriber to a telephone number, a federal district court in Massachusetts has ruled, granting summary judgment in favor of the defendant.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to weigh in on the constitutionality of the exception to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) for government-backed debt, namely whether that exception violates the First Amendment and whether a property remedy for a constitutional violation is to remove ...
Denying a motion to compel arbitration in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action, a California federal court rejected the defendants’ argument that the plaintiff agreed to arbitrate when he shared his information on a lead-generation website.