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Mobile Alphabet Soup…What Exactly Is an ATDS under the TCPA?

Posted in Electronic Direct Marketing, Mobile, Privacy

An Important Issue for Text-Message Marketers There has been an uptick in litigation under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. § 227 – likely due to the increased use of mobile marketing (not to mention the availability of statutory damages between $500 and $1,500 per violation).  And with the growth of easy… Continue Reading

Ninth Circuit Executes Dictionary Attack on Telephone Consumer Protection Act

Posted in Electronic Direct Marketing

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion today in Satterfield v. Simon & Schuster, Inc., a case involving the applicability of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act to text messages sent to cellular phones. The appeals court reinstated a TCPA claim against Simon & Schuster and remanded the case for resolution of disputed fact… Continue Reading