Advertising News & Analysis - July 26, 2012


In this issue:

- CFPB Turns One, Announces First Enforcement Action

- FTC Weighs in on FCC’s Consideration of Mobile “Cramming”

- California Announces Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit

- Microsoft Setback in Xbox Text Messaging Suit

- Class Actions “Piggybacking” FTC Enforcement Face Setback

- Jonathan Pompan Comments on CFPB’s First Year

- Upcoming Events

An excerpt from "Microsoft Setback in Xbox Text Messaging Suit"

In a class action against Microsoft Corp. alleging that the company sent unlawful text messages promoting its Xbox game console, a federal district court recently ruled that the plaintiff did not have to allege that he was charged for the text message he received in order to have standing to sue.

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Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Consumer Protection Updates, Privacy Updates

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