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Class Certification Denied In ‘Junk Fax' Case In Electronic Age
On September 5, Judge Dlott (Southern District of Ohio) denied plaintiff's motion for class certification in a case involving the "junk fax" ...
United States
3 Oct 2018
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Seventh Circuit Approves Cy Pres Settlement
We previously reported on the uncertainty of cy pres settlements in class action lawsuits. Although the Supreme Court granted cert on the issue, the Seventh Circuit weighed in during the interim ...
United States
24 Aug 2018
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Eleventh Circuit Finds Defendant Can't Use Unsigned Consent To Receive Text Messages To Compel Arbitration Of TCPA Claim
Hope Gamble sued New England Auto Finance, Inc. (NEAF) in federal court under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
United States
2 Jul 2018
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Supreme Court Rules Government Must Obtain Search Warrant For Mobile Phone Location Data
In a decision highly-anticipated by the telecommunications industry, law enforcement, and privacy advocates, the U.S. Supreme Court today issued a 5-4 ruling that the government generally cannot obtain mobile phone location information without a warrant.
United States
27 Jun 2018
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Eleventh Circuit Finds Defendant Can't Use Unsigned Consent To Receive Text Messages To Compel Arbitration Of TCPA Claim
Hope Gamble sued New England Auto Finance, Inc. in federal court under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
United States
27 Jun 2018
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Robust Transparency Requirements For Broadband Providers After FCC Vote
On December 14, the FCC voted to repeal the net neutrality regulations brought about by the 2015 Open Internet Order.
United States
19 Dec 2017
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Ninth Circuit Confirms Privacy Exclusion Bars TCPA Claims
Claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) present numerous issues for insurance companies and policyholders. Because TCPA claims lend themselves to class action suits, the potential exposure can be significant.
United States
7 Nov 2017
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Telecom Carriers To Block Spoofed Calls From Reaching Consumers
The Commission will determine the specific objective criteria on which the carriers will be able to rely in blocking calls on behalf of their customers.
United States
31 Aug 2017
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Telecom Carriers To Block Spoofed Calls From Ever Reaching Consumers
On August 3, the FCC proposed a $82 million fine against a company and its individual owner/operator for making millions of illegally spoofed "robocalls" to consumers across the country.
United States
30 Aug 2017
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FCC Focuses On Consumer Protection From Robocalling And TCPA Violations
The FCC has issued a notice of inquiry seeking comment on possible approaches for carriers to report phone number reassignments to an accessible database.
United States
31 Jul 2017
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Your Apps May Be Selling You Out
While most people are vaguely aware, even if they are in denial, that their browsers give advertisers access to their search histories, they are probably unaware that information is being sold...
United States
20 Jul 2017
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You Gotta Serve Somebody, But You Gotta Do So Correctly: Preserving Sanctions Motions
That created the potential for discretionary jurisdiction in the Florida Supreme Court, upon the resolution of Appellant's motion for rehearing.
United States
12 Jul 2017
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Dish Network Liable For $61 Million After North Carolina District Court Trebles Damages In TCPA Class Action
A North Carolina district court recently held that Dish Network willfully violated the TCPA when Satellite Systems Network made more than 50,000 telemarketing and sales calls to phone numbers...
United States
1 Jun 2017
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Two Second Circuit Cases, Two Applications Of Campbell-Ewald, Two Different Results, Three Weeks Apart
Thus the Second Circuit reasoned that the case presented the "precise scenario" discussed in Campbell-Ewald and did not overrule controlling circuit precedent.
United States
30 Mar 2017
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FCC Adopts New Broadband Privacy Rules And Begins Process To Eliminate Mandatory Arbitration Clauses
On November 2, the FCC released its Report and Order adopting new broadband privacy rules after a 3-2 vote.
United States
22 Nov 2016
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The Tenth Circuit Affirmed Decision That Two Putative Class Actions Must Be Arbitrated
In sum, in 2009, several of Cox's premium cable subscribers filed suits against the company for allegedly tying the service to its set-top box rentals.
United States
19 Oct 2016
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District Courts Find Impermissible "Fail-Safe" Class Definitions But Deny Motions To Strike Class Allegations
Two recent decisions from Illinois involving the TCPA provided valuable insight as how this court will respond to motions to strike class allegations that include impermissible "fail-safe" class definitions.
United States
30 Sep 2016
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