Alysa Zeltzer Hutnik

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Media | Telecommunications

Dial M for Murderous Liability: Maximize TCPA compliance to minimize potentially devastating consequences

When first enacted in 1991, the aim of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) was to address consumer privacy concerns within the context of emerging (at that time) automatic telephone dialing systems (ATDS), which enabled telemarketers to contact many more consumers on their phones and fax...

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Media | Telecommunications

FCC Responds to Pleas for Clarification of TCPA: Weighs in on autodialers, reassigned numbers and revocation of consent

On July 10, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or the “Commission”) released the text of its omnibus Declaratory Ruling and Order (“TCPA Declaratory Ruling and Order” or “Ruling”), which the Commission adopted by a 3-2 vote...

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FTC Publishes Internet of Things Report

On January 27, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), by a 4 to 1 vote, issued a long-awaited staff report entitled The Internet of Things: Privacy and Security in a Connected World. The lengthy report summarizes the FTC’s November 19, 2013, workshop, which explored the consumer...

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Consumer Protection

In-App Purchases: When They Are Not Just Child’s Play…

On January 15, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "Commission") announced a proposed settlement with technology giant Apple Inc. that will require the company to pay at least $32.5 million in refunds to consumers. The proposed 20-year settlement resolves...

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FCC Opens The Door To Vicarious Liability For Third-Party Telemarketing Under Certain Conditions

In response to two petitions for declaratory ruling, on May 9, 2013, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) ruled that sellers may be held vicariously liable under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) for unlawful telemarketing by third-parties under...

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