TCPA Suits Get Another Boost As 3rd Circ. Defines Autodialer

Law360, New York (October 26, 2015, 9:55 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Friday endorsed the Federal Communications Commission's broad definition of "autodialer" in reviving a Telephone Consumer Protection Act suit against Yahoo, further expanding the universe of businesses that can be dragged into the growing class action fold, attorneys say.

In its opinion, the three-judge appellate panel ruled that although the commission's July 10 declaratory ruling on the issue was "hardly a model of clarity," it was interpreting the opinion as defining autodialer by its ability to store or produce numbers that are randomly...
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