Right to Robocall: Federal Judge Strikes Down Wyoming’s Ban on Political Robocalls, Finding That It Violates First Amendment Rights

A federal judge recently put a kibosh on a Wyoming statute that prohibits political robocalls, ruling that they are protected by the First Amendment, despite Wyoming’s attorney general arguing that the statute advances states’ interest of residential privacy. Judge Alan B. Johnson found in a ruling filed last […]

Sparks to Fly?: Senate Committee Sets First FCC Oversight Hearing Following Chairman’s TCPA Letter

As we reported a couple weeks back, U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) submitted a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai–signed by several other Republican Senators– urging a rollback of the Commission’s broad reading of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) following ACA Int’l.  Senator Thune is not just any old senator however. […]

REPUBLISHED TCPA Horror Story: 1 Fax+1 Lawsuit = $12.5M Award– Man’s home, business in limbo

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