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The Legislative Battles Have Begun: Markey and Eshoo Vow to “Fix” The Supreme Court’s Facebook “Error”

USA - April 5 2021 Mere hours after the Supreme Court’s historic decision in Facebook v. Duguid was released, the legislative fight to overturn it began. Not…

BREAKING: Supreme Court Agrees with Facebook that TCPA’s Autodialer Provision is Narrow

USA - April 1 2021 In a potentially game-changing decision, the Supreme Court today unanimously agreed that the TCPA’s definition of autodialer is narrow. Writing for…

A Pair of Federal Courts Find No Vicarious Liability Under the TCPA

USA - February 17 2021 Companies that rely on third parties to market products could face legal exposure under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) when those…

With Oral Argument Completed, Courts have Been More Inclined to Grant Stays Pending the Outcome in Facebook v. Duguid

USA - February 10 2021 On December 8, 2020, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Facebook v. Duguid on the issue of the definition of an automatic telephone dialing…

Will Enforceability of the TCPA Be Barr’d?

USA - February 9 2021 In July 2020, the Supreme Court held in Barr v. Am. Ass’n Policitical Consultants, 140 S. Ct. 2335 (2020) that the TCPA’s government debt exception…

FCC Issues Call Volume and Opt-Out Rules for Calls Exempted From TCPA’s Consent Requirements

USA - January 11 2021 Over the years, the FCC has established a number of exemptions to the TCPA’s prohibition on unconsented autodialed and pre-recorded or artificial…

Eleventh Circuit Holds No Article III Standing in TCPA Case Involving Ringless Voice Mail Message

USA - December 16 2020 Last year, the Eleventh Circuit held in Salcedo v. Hanna, 936 F.3d 1162 (11th Cir. 2019) that a plaintiff did not have Article III standing to sue…

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument on TCPA’s ATDS Definition

USA - December 11 2020 On December 7, 2020 the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Facebook v. Duguid to address the circuit split over the interpretation of the statutory…

Fourth Circuit Revisits FCC TCPA Deference Issues Following PDR Network

USA - December 10 2020 Questions over the extent to which district courts must defer to FCC rulings have had a significant impact over key legal issues that drive outcomes…

FCC Selects SomosGov as Next Telephone Number Administrator and Reassigned Numbers Database Administrator

USA - December 9 2020 The FCC continues to slowly, but surely, make progress towards launching the Reassigned Number Database that it first proposed in June 2017 and then…