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No TCPA Vicarious Liability Without Ratification

The Ninth Circuit has ruled that payday lenders and two marketing companies were not liable under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by virtue of working with a lead generator that utilized automated dialing equipment to disseminate text messages. Here, the lender had separate agreements with a marketing company (LeadPile) that purchased/sold

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Changes to TCPA Related-Issues Likely Under Next Chairman of FCC

On January 23, 2017, President Trump appointed Commissioner Ajit Pai to serve as the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.  Pai was appointed to the FCC in 2012 and has vehemently criticized the FCC on TCPA rulings and orders.  Many believe that his appointment will result in significant changes

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