Federal and State Regulations

Wrong Numbers and Class Actions

Many TCPA claims involve calls erroneously directed to the wrong phone number.  For purposes of the TCPA, a wrong number is defined as a misdialed number, or a number that belongs to someone other than the intended recipient of the call.  While mistakes can and do occur, of particular concern is whether wrong number calls …

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FCC Announces Robocall Enforcement Partnerships

On March 28, the FCC announced the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Attorney Generals of Connecticut, District of Columbia, Idaho, Kentucky, Minnesota, New Jersey, and Wyoming establishing formal robocall investigation partnerships with those states.  These new partnerships bring the total number of state-federal robocall partnerships to 22. The MOU between the FCC and the states sets …

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What Happened to the Numbers?

Subscribers accessing the TCPA case database module on our new Litigation Firewall system have doubtless noticed that plaintiff and attorney phone numbers identified by our research team are no longer displayed in case reports.  This is not a bug.  It is a regrettable but necessary response to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and similar …

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