Las Vegas Strip Club Gets Junk Text Class Action Axed

Law360, New York (August 19, 2015, 8:31 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday tossed a proposed class action alleging that a Las Vegas strip club peppered consumers with spam text messages, because a human was involved in the delivery of the texts.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd granted summary judgment in favor of Sapphire Gentlemen's Club, which is owned by Shac LLC, finding that human intervention was involved in several stages of drafting and sending the texts. He rejected plaintiff John Luna's argument that human intervention was limited to the act of uploading his phone number to a database maintained by third-party mobile marketing company CallFire Inc....

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