DirecTV Says Proposed TCPA Class Claims Don't Hold Water

Law360, New York (October 15, 2013, 1:34 PM EDT) -- DirecTV Inc. on Friday asked a Florida federal judge to toss a proposed class action accusing it of sending unwanted texts to consumers’ cellphones, saying the complaint doesn’t allege that the company actually sent the text messages in question.

Plaintiff Bill Cooke alleges the satellite TV provider violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending the text messages and failing to stop its authorized dealers from employing robodialing campaigns to advertise DirecTV’s products. But DirecTV says Cooke has not been able to show a connection between the...
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