Telecom Co. CenturyLink Hit With TCPA Suit Over Robocalls

Law360, New York (September 1, 2017, 9:23 PM EDT) -- A Florida resident filed a putative class action in federal court Thursday alleging that telecom provider CenturyLink Inc. is skirting the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by "bombarding" people who are not its customers with unwanted autodialed and prerecorded calls. 

Plaintiff Brian Gardner said in a 10-page complaint that he is one of the "unsuspecting consumers" affected by the business practice of the Louisiana-based company and that CenturyLink has called him on his cellphone on a daily basis since June.

"Plaintiff is not a CenturyLink customer, yet has been bombarded with autodialed and prerecorded calls made without his consent and over his explicit objection," the complaint said.

Gardner said the calls...

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