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Illinois Court Uses Facebook to Dismiss TCPA ATDS Claims- Klein Moynihan Turco

Illinois Court Uses Facebook to Dismiss TCPA ATDS Claims

Since the U.S. Supreme Court decided Facebook v. Duguid in April, trial courts have employed the decision to analyze Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) cases that come before them. Specifically, courts have addressed how the Facebook decision impacts alleged TCPA automatic telephone dialing system (“ATDS” or “autodialer”) claims. In a recent case captioned Watts v. …

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TCPA Fax Liability: What's your motivation?

TCPA Fax Liability: What’s Your Motivation?

Recently, a federal court in Illinois dismissed Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) claims against an animal health and wellness company, Elanco Animal Health, Inc. (“Elanco”). Elanco sent unsolicited facsimile transmissions to Ambassador Animal Hospital, Ltd. (“AAH”) concerning continuing education seminars sponsored by Elanco. The Court dismissed the TCPA fax claims, ruling that plaintiff failed to …

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PPE Advertisements Lead to TCPA Fax Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit has been filed against a medical equipment seller for alleged violations of the junk fax provisions of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”).  The TCPA fax lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, arises from the alleged receipt of unsolicited fax advertisements for the …

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Illinois Eyes Regulation of Fantasy Sports Industry

October 28, 2015 Yesterday, Illinois State Representative Mike Zalewski (D-Riverside), introduced the Fantasy Contests Act, a bill that the lawmaker hopes will apply regulatory oversight to the daily fantasy sports industry by requiring operators to adopt and implement certain policies and procedures.  The proposed legislation comes in response to the recent reports of industry insider …

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Illinois and California May Legalize Online Poker in the Near Future

Two new developments have taken shape over the past few days in the online poker and Internet gambling sphere: Illinois legislators released a proposed draft of its Internet gambling and online poker bill and California put forth its third attempt to legalize Internet poker. Illinois’ Online Poker and Internet Gambling Bill As we stated in …

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Internet Poker and Online Gambling Updates from Illinois

This blog has been closely following the development of Internet poker and gambling in Illinois over the past several months; focusing on the Internet poker bill that was introduced earlier this month, along with the country’s first online lottery program.  The bill, called the Chicago Casino Development Authority Act, has undergone several revisions in recent …

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Online Gambling May Soon Be Legal in Illinois

If you have been following our blog, you will be familiar with the evolution of laws relating to online gambling in the U.S. and know that Illinois was the first state to operate an online lottery ticket program.  It now appears that Illinois may soon take the next step to legalizing Internet poker and other online …

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