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​​​​​​​9th Circ. Heats Up TCPA Debate With Broad Autodialer Take

Law360 (September 21, 2018, 9:26 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit's decision Thursday to endorse an extremely broad definition of what constitutes an autodialer under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act opens the door not only for more litigation to thrive under the statute, but also for the U.S. Supreme Court or Federal Communications Commission to step in and deliver some long-sought clarity, attorneys say. 

With its published ruling reviving a TCPA suit brought by Jordan Marks against Crunch San Diego LLC, the Ninth Circuit became the latest authority to weigh in on the threshold issue of what is required for a system to qualify as an automatic telephone dialing...

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