Yahoo Can't Shake Class Action Over Spam Texts

Law360, Chicago (February 3, 2014, 8:59 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday refused to throw out a proposed class action accusing Yahoo Inc. of sending spam text messages to users of its instant messenger service, ruling that a single unsolicited text can give rise to a claim under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

U.S. District Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel issued an order denying Yahoo’s bid for summary judgment in the case, rejecting the company’s argument that the TCPA wasn't intended to outlaw individual “confirmatory text messages” like the one it sent to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Sherman v. Yahoo! Inc.

Case Number



California Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Gonzalo P. Curiel

Date Filed

January 7, 2013

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