Canadian Fitness Giant Settles Robocall Claims

Law360, New York (August 25, 2011, 4:36 PM EDT) -- GoodLife Fitness Centres Inc., Canada's largest fitness center company, has agreed to pay $300,000 to settle allegations by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission that it used robocalls to contact members without their consent, the country's industry minister announced Tuesday.

A CRTC investigation found that from May to December 2010, GoodLife called its members by using automated dialing and announcing devices without their consent, violating CRTC regulations.

Automated dialing and announcing devices, or ADADs, store and dial numbers automatically. They can be used alone or with...
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