With the FCC’s recent record fine of $7.5 million against Sprint Corp. for alleged Do-Not-Call violations, the more restrictive prior express written consent rule for marketing calls made to cell phones by an autodialer, and the continuous filing of class action complaints (See TCPA Update for recent filings), it is easy to understand why companies are wary of liability under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”).
The Federal Communications Commission adopted an order at its July meeting that extends its closed captioning requirements to online video clips from previously televised programming.
Today’s New York State Register includes a Notice of Proposed Rule Making from the New York State Department of Financial Services (the “NYSDFS”) regarding the regulation of virtual currency (“Regulation of the Conduct of Virtual Currency Businesses,” No. DFS-29-14-00015-P).
White Paper – in-House Counsel Guidebook: How to Handle Internet Defamation and Online Reputation Attacks
Businesses and professionals are frequently the victims of online reputation attacks, including internet defamation. Given that a legal analysis is often involved when determining how to handle these online attacks, in-house legal counsel will often be asked for input.
Video Division forfeiture order shows flexibility, but not necessarily in a good way
The main telecommunications regulatory body in the United States has adopted new rules governing the administration of the country’s multi-billion dollar education technology fund.
For a litigator and lifelong sports fan, nothing could be more exciting than the confluence of baseball and the law. Even something as mundane as a simple collections matter takes on new meaning when it’s baseball’s erstwhile mega-star and youngest player to 500 home runs, Alex Rodriguez, refusing to pay a $380,000 tab.
The FTC recently announced a settlement with the makers of Nopalea, a fruit drink derived from Nopal or “prickly-pear” cactus.
Last month, the Sixth Circuit ruled that website operators are not liable for content provided by others (User Generated Content or UGC) because of Section 230 immunity under the Communications Decency Act in the Jones v. Dirty World Entertainment decision.