Mystery Solved!: So That’s What Happened to the FCC’s Order Implementing the BBA Amendment to the TCPA Exempting Collectors of Government-Backed Debt

Ok, confession time–I love TCPAland. Yes, that is probably the least surprising confession in the history of the world, but here’s why I love it so much–the TCPA is this simple little statute that is so dizzyingly complex to apply and frequently co-exists with esoteric legal doctrines of near-impossible obscurity.  Bizarre legal scenarios that […]

It Just Got Real: Simultaneous House and Senate Bills Introduced to Expand TCPA’s ATDS Definition to Stop Robocalls made from Lists

And then there were two. As we reported a few weeks back, Congressman Pallone–who has been deftly dodging our interview requests–recently circulated a discussion draft bill called the “Stopping Bad Robocalls Act.” (Maybe if I stop picking on the name he’ll join us for a podcast interview–but I […]

Anatomy of a Disaster: Court Certifies “Bad/Wrong Number” TCPA Code Class Owing to Defendants’ Apparent Failure to Maintain TCPA Compliance Efforts

While most Courts (properly) refuse to certify wrong number class actions in multi-source TCPA cases, at least one bank was just reminded how dangerous wrong number TCPA class actions remain. This is especially true when a court allows a Plaintiff to use a Defendant’s own coding against it. In Lavigne […]