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The Telecom Digest for Thu, 10 Dec 2020
Volume 39 : Issue 320 : "text" format

table of contents
Big fine against DISH for sleazy telemarketing
NAD Considers Meaning Of "Best Possible" Claims
Ad Law Access Podcast – the TCPA Heads Back To The Supreme Court
---------------------------------------------------------------------- Message-ID: <Pine.NEB.4.64.2012100253040.24387@panix5.panix.com> Date: 10 Dec 2020 02:54:03 +0000 From: "danny burstein" <dannyb@panix.com> Subject: Big fine against DISH for sleazy telemarketing [DOJ press release] DISH Network to Pay $210 Million for Telemarketing Violations DISH to pay historic civil penalty in a telemarketing enforcement action The Department of Justice today announced a settlement in which DISH Network LLC (DISH) will pay $126 million in civil penalties to the United States for placing millions of telemarketing calls in violation of the Federal Trade Commission's Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR). rest: https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/dish-network-pay-210-million-telemarketing-violations _____________________________________________________ Knowledge may be power, but communications is the key dannyb@panix.com [to foil spammers, my address has been double rot-13 encoded] ------------------------------ Message-ID: <20201210040846.CB7F3732@telecom2018.csail.mit.edu> Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 04:08:46 +0000 (UTC) From: Moderator <telecomdigestsubmissions@remove-this.telecom-digest.org> Subject: NAD Considers Meaning Of "Best Possible" Claims by Gonzalo E. Mon Comcast recently challenged a number of claims that AT&T made about its Wi-Fi services in two blog posts on the AT&T website. The posts claimed that the company provided the "best possible Wi-Fi exper- ience," the "best possible in-home connections," and the "best possible home internet experience." https://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/advertising-marketing-branding/1011058/nad-considers-meaning-of-best-possible-claims?email_access=on ------------------------------ Message-ID: <20201210040009.E88B0732@telecom2018.csail.mit.edu> Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 04:00:09 +0000 (UTC) From: Moderator <telecomdigestsubmissions@remove-this.telecom-digest.org> Subject: Ad Law Access Podcast - The TCPA Heads Back To The Supreme Court by Paul Rosenthal The new Supreme Court Term is underway and for the second straight Term, and second time in 2020, the Court will address a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) question. On December 8, 2020, the Justices will hear argument in the case of Facebook v. Duguid, which is expected to resolve a widening Circuit split regarding the definition of an automatic telephone dialing system. https://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/dodd-frank-consumer-protection-act/1012904/ad-law-access-podcast-the-tcpa-heads-back-to-the-supreme-court?email_access=on ------------------------------ ********************************************* End of telecom Digest Thu, 10 Dec 2020
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