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Eric J. Troutman

Supreme Redemption?: Greenberg Traurig Partner Ian Ballon Joins the Ramble to Discuss Marks and the Supreme Court Bid that Might Change Everything

  Happy Thanksgiving week TCPAland! Well we know you’re still probably stuffed from the big TRACED Act news from Friday, but your TCPA feast is far from over my friends. Today we’re happy to drop our 25th Ramble edition–found here— and its heavier than a sweet potato casserole with all the fixins. […]

You Can’t Be Serious: TCPA Data Transfer to Defense Expert Lands DirectTV in Unshakable Privacy Class Action

Data privacy and protection concerns permeate TCPA class actions as consumer lawyers have become increasingly bold about demanding huge sets of private financial records and data from defendants. These demands risk the privacy and financial well being of millions of customers yet–in the greatest of ironies–courts are frequently […]

BREAKING TCPA NEWS: Defense Counsel in Marks v. Crunch Confirms to Ramble Podcast that It Will Seek Cert to the U.S Supreme Court Citing Circuit Split on ATDS Definition

Well we just wrapped our most jammed-packed edition of the Ramble yet. Wow what huge developments we’ve seen this last week. We saw the big Reyes decision in Few get reversed, we saw the first district court case to recognize that a caller can rely on the consent of a former subscriber when a […]

Controlled Chaos?: FCC Withdraws Overruled Portion of Solicited Fax Rule One Day After Supreme Court Accepts Review of Different Portion of Same Rule

The TCPA jockeying continues at the FCC. As we reported on Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court has just granted cert to determine whether or not the FCC’s definition of  “unsolicited advertisement” in its 2006 Junk Fax Ruling is binding on district courts pursuant to the Hobbs Act. The […]