Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Class-action risk increases for most companies under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) following the July 10, 2015 release of the omnibus Declaratory Ruling and Order (“Order”) by the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”). For some...

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In an unprecedented coordinated effort, the Federal Trade Commission, the Federal Communications Commission, and 51 State Attorneys General announced a joint action against AT&T Mobility, LLC (“AT&T”) for $105 million. The regulators alleged that AT&T...

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FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly published the following post on the Official FCC Blog: TCPA: It is Time to Provide Clarity. Commissioner O’Rielly stressed the need for the FCC to address TCPA petitions as soon as...

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Documents filed this week in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida reveal that a Florida mall developer and its mobile marketing service provider have agreed to pay $6,500,000 to settle claims...

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The Third Circuit issued an opinion last week addressing an apparent issue of first impression among circuit courts:  can consumers revoke their express consent to receive autodialed calls to their cell phones?  Yes, the Third...

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A June 27 FCC ruling has clarified that mobile carriers may be subject to CPNI obligations as to information that they cause to be collected by mobile devices—even when a carrier has neither received or...

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