Text-to-911 Rules Now Effective

Text-to-911 Rules Now Effective

The Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC’s” or “Commission’s”) new text-to-911 rules are effective today. As we discussed in a previous post immediately following the adoption of the related order, the FCC has mandated that all messaging services that permit users to send text messages using domestic telephone numbers also enable users to communicate with public emergency response providers via text messages.

From Art Gallery to Billboard – the Game-Changing Presence of Promoted Pins On Pinterest

From Art Gallery to Billboard – the Game-Changing Presence of Promoted Pins On Pinterest

Pinterest®, since it first appeared on the scene in 2010, has been the darling of crafty do-it-yourselfers (DIYs), ambitious brides-to-be, fitness aficionados, Pinterest has consistently presented itself as a tool that could be used by consumers for a natural, authentic experience, giving users full artistic and creative reign as they pinned images and designed boards. 

New Jersey Bill to Prohibit Unsolicited Text Message Advertisements Pending Governor Signature

By | Privacy Law Blog | October 16, 2014
New Jersey Bill to Prohibit Unsolicited Text Message Advertisements Pending Governor Signature

A New Jersey bill which prohibits unwanted text message advertisements has been sent to the Governor for final consideration.   A. 617, which passed unanimously in the Assembly June 26 and in the Senate Sept. 22, if signed into law, would make it illegal to send a text message advertisement to a New Jersey resident if it caused the recipient to incur a telecommunications charge or a usage allocation deduction.