Facebook can’t shake battle over birthday texts

“Facebook can’t shake a lawsuit accusing it of violating a consumer protection law by sending users messages about their friends’ birthdays. In a ruling issued late last week, a U.S. District Court judge in San Francisco rejected Facebook’s bid to dismiss the case on free speech grounds. The ruling grew out of a 2016 class-action complaint filed by Florida resident Colin Brickman, who accused Facebook of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, which prohibits companies from robo-texting people without their permission.” Read more at MediaPost.



Categories: Law, Regulation

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