In a closely watched case that many hoped would bring some clarity—and sanity—to the subject of website accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Supreme Court has instead chosen to punt.
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.
An Oklahoma federal court granted summary judgment in favor of a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) plaintiff on vicarious liability issues, ruling that the defendant was liable for telemarketing calls made by a sales lead generator on its behalf.
Prerecorded calls made to warn consumers about tainted beef qualified for the “emergency purposes” exemption to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), a California federal court recently ruled.
The need for individualized inquiries defeated the plaintiffs’ motion for class certification in a “wrong number” case in New York federal court.
While the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) continues as a hotbed of consumer litigation, there is still much uncertainty surrounding the proper definition of an automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS) under the TCPA after the D.C. Circuit’s almost two-year-old landmark decision in ...
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.
Doubling down on its recent decision in Duguid v. Facebook, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reiterated in an unpublished memorandum that the exception for government debt to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is unconstitutional.
By an overwhelming vote of 429 to 3, the House of Representatives passed the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act, sending the bill to the Senate for consideration.
A Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) defendant was able to overcome the plaintiff’s attempt to certify a nationwide class by demonstrating the need for individualized analysis in a decision from an Illinois federal court.