Feds Defend Constitutionality Of TCPA In Time Warner Suit

Law360, New York (March 6, 2017, 3:17 PM EST) -- The U.S. government stepped in Friday to defend the legality of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, which Time Warner Cable argued was unconstitutional after being hit with a pair of proposed class actions in New York federal court by consumers who say they were bombarded with unsolicited calls.

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara countered Time Warner’s claim that recent amendments to the TCPA creating exemptions for government-sent messages regarding debts, while punishing private companies that send similar messages, have created a law which favors certain speakers, content...
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