Corporate Law Report: Global HR, Textual Harassment, Working Interviews, and Other Workplace Issues
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) restricts telephone solicitations and limits the use of automatic dialing systems, prerecorded voice messages, SMS text messages, and faxes. TCPA plaintiffs typically claim that...more
In this issue:
- October 16 is Coming…Is Your Company Ready?
- Are Disclaimers a Dying Breed?
- It Just Got Easier to Do the Right Thing, in Maine at Least
- No Matter Who’s Watching, Some Ads Just...more
On October 16, 2013, new rules promulgated by the Federal Communications Commission on June 11, 2012 implementing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 go into effect regarding the requirements for prior written...more
Plaintiff received multiple unwanted texts generated by the automatic telephone dialing system of Defendants. Plaintiff filed a class action complaint alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”),...more
On May 30, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California held that a user of an online service consented to receiving text messages from that service by including his mobile number in his online account...more
Late last year, a federal judge certified a nationwide class action against the pizza chain Papa John’s.* The plaintiffs sued, alleging that the company illegally advertised to its customers by sending them text messages...more
A recent national study suggests that nearly 75% of cell phone users that send and receive text messages have received unsolicited or “spam” text messages advertising or promoting products and/or services. Another study...more
Class actions under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. § 227, continue to be an active trend in consumer and privacy class action litigation. The TCPA, which was historically called the "fax blast"...more
Class actions under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. § 227, continue to be an active trend in consumer and privacy class action litigation. The TCPA, which was historically called the “fax blast”...more
If your organization sends text message advertisements, a recent order by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington will be of interest to you. The judge certified two classes of plaintiffs in an action...more
Waves of class actions have recently alleged that the delivery of an opt-out confirmation text message violates the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”). Thus, a Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”)...more