Lyft Seeks Toss Of Suit Over Texts To Reassigned Numbers

Law360, New York (November 14, 2017, 1:39 PM EST) -- Lyft Inc. urged an Ohio federal court Monday to toss a proposed class action that alleges the ride-hailing company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending unsolicited text messages to recycled telephone numbers, arguing the texts are purely informational and not sent with an “automatic telephone dialing system.”

Lyft said the text messages do not violate the TCPA because they are informational rather than promotional, and target specific Lyft riders, meaning the texts were not sent with an ATDS. It argued that if the court...
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Lindenbaum v. Lyft, Inc.


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1:17-cv-01991

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Ohio Northern

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Solomon Oliver, Jr

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September 22, 2017

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