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California Enacts GDPR-Like Consumer Privacy Protections: What You Need To Know
The state of California recently enacted the most sweeping general privacy statute in the United States. The CCPA, codified in Assembly Bill 375, will take effect on January 1, 2020...
United States
13 Jul 2018
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Disconnected: The Telephone Consumer Protection Act At 25 Years Old
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) has become fertile ground for plaintiffs seeking to use the prospect of aggregated statutory damages to extract sizable settlements.
United States
1 Apr 2016
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US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Upholds FTC's Authority to Regulate Cybersecurity in FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp.
On August 24, 2015, the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit released its opinion in the closely watched case of Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., ..
United States
25 Aug 2015
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US Federal Communications Commission's Recent Order Expands Potential Liability Under The Telephone Consumer Protection Act For Business-To-Customer Calls And Text Messages
"This Order will make abuse of the TCPA much, much easier. And the primary beneficiaries will be trial lawyers, not the American public."
United States
24 Jul 2015
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FCC Willing To Exempt Certain Free-To-The-End-User Texts From The Telephone Consumer Protection Act
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA"), generally prohibits automated calls to mobile devices without the prior express consent of the called party.
United States
1 May 2014
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FCC Addresses Vicarious-Liability Standards Under Telephone Consumer Protection Act
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued a declaratory ruling regarding the standards for vicarious liability under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
United States
22 May 2013
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TCPA Case Concludes That Consent Does Not Necessarily Mean Consent
The US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently granted summary judgment to a plaintiff in a putative class action under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA"), 47 U.S.C. § 227, on the question of whether she provided express consent to receive calls from an automatic telephone dialing system, denying the defendant’s attempt to end the suit.
United States
25 Sep 2012
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California Federal District Court Dismisses TCPA Class Action Challenging "Confirmatory Text Messages
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. § 227, prohibits placing calls using an "automatic telephone dialing system".
United States
29 Jun 2012
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FCC Proposes New Do Not Call Rules Barring Automated Dialing Of Emergency Response Facilities
On May 22, 2012, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
United States
30 May 2012
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Seventh Circuit Holds That Companies Are Liable Under Telephone Consumer Protection Act For Placing Automated Calls To Reassigned Numbers
In a case with potentially wide-ranging implications for compliance with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has held that an entity that places an automated call to a reassigned number without the prior express consent of the new recipient is liable for statutory damages even if the previous subscriber with that number had consented to the automated calls.
United States
17 May 2012
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US Federal Trade Commission Issues Report on Protecting Consumer Privacy
On March 26, 2012, the US Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "the Commission") released a report titled "Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: Recommendations for Businesses and Policy Makers" (the Report).
United States
5 Apr 2012
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