Yahoo Says Judge Misapplied FCC Rules In Spam Text Case

Law360, New York (March 5, 2014, 4:34 PM EST) -- Yahoo Inc. urged a California federal judge on Monday to rethink a decision to keep alive a proposed class action accusing the company of sending spam text messages, arguing that he had misapplied Federal Communications Commission rules concerning predictive dialer devices.

Arguing that U.S. District Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel should have relied on exclusively on the statutory definition of automatic telephone dialing systems, rather than on expanded FCC interpretations of the term, Yahoo urged the judge to reconsider an order denying the company’s motion for summary...
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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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