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Supreme Court Upholds Robo-Calls Ban

Supreme Court Upholds Robo Calls Ban

On July 6th, the United States Supreme Court upheld the provision of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) that gives citizens the right to stop unwanted robocalls and text messages to their cell phones. The case, which was brought forward by a group of robo-callers, challenged the constitutionality of the TCPA based on the presence of a provision added to the law in 2015 exempting calls made to collect government debt. The robo-callers argued that the exemption was a content-based restriction on speech that violated the first amendment. They also stated that as a result, the protection against unwanted robocalls...

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Stopping Robo-Calls


Our partner firm, Chhabra Gibbs & Herrington PLLC, writes about putting a stop to the annoying robo-calls and unsolicited texts in our latest blog. Robo-calls are calls made to consumers using a prerecorded voice message, or mass text. These calls are often made in an attempt to persuade consumers to purchase goods or services from the company behind the calls. Although some robo-calls are made by legitimate companies, including car dealerships, some of these calls may be scams made by individuals or entities in an attempt to convince consumers to hand over personal or financial information. Either way, these calls and...

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