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[4ShidlerJLComTech003] Reach out and Text Someone: How Text Message Spam May Be a Call Under the TCP

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dc.contributor.author Shidler Journal of Law, Commerce and Technology
dc.contributor.author Hadjinian, Daniel L.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-03T17:52:10Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-03T17:52:10Z
dc.date.issued 2007-06-06
dc.identifier.citation 4 Shidler J. L. Com. & Tech. 3 (June 6, 2007) en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1547-0695
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1773.1/403
dc.description.abstract Abstract: The Arizona Court of Appeals recently found a business liable for sending an unsolicited advertisement email to a recipient’s wireless phone in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (“TCPA”). The court concluded that an email sent to a wireless phone constitutes a “call,” and noted that such a commercial call created the same concerns about consumer privacy that Congress intended to remedy with the TCPA. This finding is consistent with an earlier Federal Communications Commission ruling. Preliminary cases indicate that other courts may be willing to adopt a similar interpretation of the TCPA. In light of this recent ruling, this article will consider how various new advertising media and technologies may fall within the scope of the TCPA. Businesses that advertise using electronic delivery methods should consider the effect of this case on their current practices as well as any practices adopted in the future. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Seattle: Shidler Journal of Law, Commerce and Technology, University of Washington School of Law en_US
dc.subject Corporate & Commercial en_US
dc.title [4ShidlerJLComTech003] Reach out and Text Someone: How Text Message Spam May Be a Call Under the TCP en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.rights.holder Copyright 2007 by Daniel L. Hadjinian en_US


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