New App Allows Users to Automatically Generate TCPA Suits

A new app called Robo Revenge goes as far as to give individuals “burner” credit cards that are being used to gather information in order to automatically file Telephone Consumer Protection Act lawsuits against companies calling individuals’ cell phones without their consent. The app is the brainchild of Joshua Browder, …

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Judge Dismisses FDCPA, TCPA Case Over Improper Service

A collection agency that never responded to a lawsuit or appeared to defend itself against a default judgment nonetheless still won a dismissal because the plaintiff did not properly serve the defendant with the summons after alleging the agency violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Telephone Consumer …

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ACA Part of 17 Groups That Ask FCC To Move Faster on New TCPA Rule

A group of 17 different trade associations, including ACA International, have asked the Federal Communications Commission to “expeditiously” clarify what constitutes an automated telephone dialing system under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The groups sent a letter to the FCC on Wednesday, reminding the regulator that it has been 21 …

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TCPA Suit Filed Over Text Messages to Wrong Number

A plaintiff has filed a class-action lawsuit alleging a defendant violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act because it did not stop sending text messages after the plaintiff wrote a text message back saying he had never ordered anything from the defendant, but it appears as though the text messages did …

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