A one-time only broadcast leads to a “multi-state cascade” of false alarms … and a big penalty
A group of ten democratic senators led by Senator Edward Markey joined in a letter to the FCC urging it “not to weaken the privacy protections” contained in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) preventing most autodialing calls to landlines and mobile phones.
The appeals of the Open Internet Order have been consolidated in United States Telecom Assoc. v. FCC, No. 15-1063 (and consolidated cases) (D.C. Cir. filed Mar. 23, 2015).
Supreme Court to Decide Whether the TCPA’s, FCRA’s and FDCPA’s Statutory Damages Provisions Are Damaged Under an Article III Standing Analysis
Statutes such as the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), and Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) long have been favorites for class-action lawyers.
As we previously reported last year, native advertisements represent an increasingly popular and effective means of promotion for marketers that also presents a major challenge for the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), an organization whose primary duty is to protect consumers from false and misleading advertising.
HBO’s “Silicon Valley” has quickly become a must watch for all budding entrepreneurs, but the second season has opened up with a multitude of real world risks and roadblocks that could be faced by real world entrepreneurs.
The FCC plays an important, if little known, role in railroad safety.
There has been a trend of late toward “hand-crafted” goods.
The US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently dismissed a data breach class action against eBay Inc. for lack of standing because the named plaintiff did not allege an actual injury, only the possibility of future injury.