MTV Viewer Accuses Viacom Of Sending Spam Texts

Law360, New York (May 15, 2013, 2:02 PM EDT) -- Viacom Inc. was hit Monday with a proposed class action accusing it of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending consumers promotional text messages after they voted by phone for their favorite nominee during the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards.

Erin Mock alleges in her complaint, filed in Tennessee federal court, that while she was watching MTV's annual music and video awards program in 2011, she voted for an artist in an audience poll by texting the channel.

“Defendant solicited its viewers to vote via...
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Case Information

Case Title

Mock v. Viacom, Inc.

Case Number



Tennessee Middle

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Todd J. Campbell

Date Filed

May 14, 2013

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