If your company or nonprofit organization has been sued in a TCPA class action, it is important to consider making an offer of judgment before the plaintiff has moved for class certification.Read More
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GroupMe allows users to create and join text-based groups to communicate, much like a private chat room. It its terms of service, GroupMe requires group creators to obtain consent from other users to receive group texts. In its ruling, the FCC stated “we expect that the intermediary and autodialer user will already have some established relationship, contractual or otherwise, which lays out the responsibilities of each/provides assurance that actual consent has been obtained….” Therefore, the Commission held that a friend or other associate of a consumer may obtain and convey to GroupMe that a consumer actually provided prior express consent.Read More
What must be in your “do-not-call” policy and when do you need to provide it to someone who requests it? This article examines the need for a written policy, available upon demand, and how to honor requests from residential telephone subscribers not to receive calls.Read More