Blog Posts in June, 2014

New Connecticut Telemarketing Law Increases Risks to Advertisers and Other Callers

Connecticut's recently enacted telemarketing legislation allows for higher penalties for unsolicited text or phone messages than the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, creating significant new ...
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11th Circuit Rules that Calls to Reassigned Numbers can create TCPA Liability

One of the more troubling issues to arise in Telephone Consumer Protection Act litigation involves calls to reassigned cellphone numbers. Almost 37 million phone numbers get recycled each year, a 16 ...
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Increased FTC Enforcement Makes Compliance with US-EU Data Transfer Regulations More Important

The Federal Trade Commission's recent focus on companies such as American Apparel Inc. that allegedly failed to comply with a U.S.-EU data transfer framework is only likely to grow more intense in ...
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ComScore Pays $14M To Settle Privacy Class Action

ComScore Inc. has struck a $14 million settlement with what is believed to be the largest class ever certified under federal electronic privacy laws, composed of Web users who allegedly had the online ...
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Massachusetts Zip Code Collection Class Actions on the Rise

In the year since the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that retailers cannot collect ZIP codes from consumers using credit cards, the number of class actions alleging that retailers have ...
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