January 19, 2021 - Class Action, Privacy, TCPA

Privacy Litigation 2020 Year in Review: TCPA Litigation

In the final installment of our four-part Privacy Litigation Year in Review series, we focus on important developments in TCPA litigation. The Supreme Court struck down the TCPA’s government-backed debt exemption, leaving district courts to address five years of enforcement and liability under the provision that may now be reversible. Meanwhile, the courts’ understanding of auto-dialers (ATDS) continued to evolve, with the Supreme Court poised to provide clarity on whether ATDS includes any device that can “store” and “automatically dial” telephone numbers — a decision that will either broaden or significantly curtail the reach of the TCPA.

Read our client alert and view all of the articles in our Privacy Litigation Year in Review series here.