Facebook Can't Ditch 'Happy Birthday' Text Row, Judge Says

By Allison Grande (January 27, 2017, 8:31 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday refused to nix a putative class action accusing Facebook of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending unsolicited text message reminders about friends' birthdays, ruling that the plaintiff had plausibly alleged the use of an autodialer and that the statute passed constitutional muster....

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