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GoDaddy Says TCPA Suit Must Involve Automated Dialer

Law360, New York (April 3, 2017, 7:45 PM EDT) -- Website domain operator GoDaddy.com LLC asked an Arizona federal judge Friday for a quick judgment in a proposed class action alleging it sent unauthorized text messages that violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, contending the evidence shows an automated dialer wasn’t used.

Michigan resident John Herrick launched the suit in January 2016, claiming that after creating an account with GoDaddy in mid-2011, he received an advertising text from the company in December 2015 that he did not expressly consent to receive, a violation of the TCPA.

In a summary judgment motion on Friday though, GoDaddy pointed out it had employed third-party...

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January 28, 2016

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