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Youfit Reaches $1.4M TCPA Settlement
For most of us, gyms can be somewhat … intimidating. We're going there because we're less than perfect, of course. But why are there so many perfect people already there
United States
19 Aug 2019
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Risk-Free Or Just Risk-Y?
Your basic trick is simple: Promise consumers "risk-free" samples, charge them a nominal shipping and handling fee of a few bucks,
United States
3 Jul 2019
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Grubhub Orders Up More TCPA Tsouris
Grubhub is an ambitious company. Founded in 2004, it had gobbled up its main competitor, Seamless, by 2013; it went public
United States
3 Jul 2019
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FTC Takes Aim At Two More (Alleged) CRFA Violators
In a story from about a month ago, we wrote that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) was ramping up its Consumer Review Fairness Act (CRFA) enforcement.
United States
3 Jul 2019
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Ad And Publishing Industries Confront CCPA Challenges While Congress Considers Privacy
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), effective Jan. 1, 2020, will require more privacy transparency and choice for consumers
United States
12 Jun 2019
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Attempt To Expand CCPA Private Right Of Action Fails, While Bills Exempting Employee Data And Otherwise Refining CCPA Advance
Over the past several weeks, the California State Assembly has voted in favor of advancing to the California Senate bills
United States
11 Jun 2019
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Nevada Adds "Do Not Sell" Requirement To Privacy Law
Last week, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed new privacy legislation into law in Nevada. Senate Bill 220 updates Nevada Revised State 603A to provide consumers a new right to opt out of the sale of their data.
United States
11 Jun 2019
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Indiana AG Itchy About Scratch-Off Switcheroo
Sues direct mailing company that allegedly offered fake wins to a ton of Hoosiers
United States
31 May 2019
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Is Plaintiff Being A Giant Baby Over A Baby Giant?
Sues Carter's for email subject line she says is nothing like it seems
United States
31 May 2019
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Mortgage Servicer Settles Mini-Check Misery For $26 Million
Consumers allege they were trapped by invisible enrollment tag-team
United States
31 May 2019
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ViSalus Trial Produces The Largest TCPA Verdict Ever?
Multilevel marketing company ViSalus sells a variety of drinks, snacks, meals and supplements that are bundled into "kits" that the company claims promote health,
United States
21 May 2019
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Mastercard Targets Free-Trial Merchants
It happened a while ago – back in January – but it's worth noting now as the policy goes into effect: A major credit card company is putting novel provisions in place to restrict free-trial
United States
21 May 2019
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Snack Box Company Settles Commission's FTC Act And ROSCA Claims
California-based UrthBox is part of the boxing trend that's swept the country of late. To be clear, we're not talking pugilism. The trend involves gourmet or to-order products
United States
3 May 2019
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Dealerships Have Quarter-Billion-Dollar False Ad Suit Trimmed
A ginormous horde of car dealerships sued TrueCar Inc. in the Southern District of New York back in March 2015.
United States
29 Apr 2019
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Energy Drink Maker's Novel Appeal Collapses, Exhausted, In Washington State
Living Essentials, producer of the 5-Hour ENERGY drink, claimed in a recent advertising campaign that its product was "Superior to coffee."
United States
23 Apr 2019
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$8.4 Million In Attorneys' Fees Requested In TCPA Settlement
The original suit, filed in December 2015, accused Alarm.com of Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) violations ...
United States
23 Apr 2019
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Jenny Craig Sheds $3 Million In TCPA Settlement
Weight-loss megabrand Jenny Craig settled a Telephone Consumer Privacy Act (TCPA) class action back in January.
United States
9 Apr 2019
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Swisher Sweets Settles Box-Price Switcheroo
In a previous issue we discussed a lawsuit involving John Deere, a brand that has become a cultural icon.
United States
9 Apr 2019
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New Balance Made-In-USA Suit Halts For Mysterious Settlement Negotiations
When a handful of California consumers sued New Balance Athletics Inc. in 2017, their accusations were fairly straightforward.
United States
9 Apr 2019
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The California Consumer Privacy Act: Frequently Asked Questions
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a comprehensive new consumer protection law set to take effect on January 1, 2020.
United States
9 Apr 2019
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