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Autodialer Definition Leads to Confusion

Courts are hustling to figure out the type of equipment major companies such as retailer Target can safely utilize in order to send robocalls after an appeals court decision to throw out the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) interpretation under a telemarketing law. Back in March, the appeals court ruled that the FCC’s former definition was […]

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Court Cracks Down on Evaders Refusing to Opt Out

If you own a smartphone, you have more than likely received a text message telling you to send a word such as STOP if you’d prefer to no longer receive text messages from the sender. While most people would simply send this stop text to cease these messages, a group of “opt out evaders” have […]

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Debt Collectors Resort to “Overbiffing”

Debt collectors are known for the questionable, oftentimes illegal tactics they use to try and intimidate or confuse debtors into paying the money they may or may not owe. One of the newest tactics carries the peculiar name of “overbiffing”, which involves overstating the balance a debtor owes. Overbiffing came into play in a case […]

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