FACEBOOK Ruling Resource Page

On April 1, 2021 the United States Supreme Court issued a critical ruling interpreting the TCPA’s ATDS definition.

Above is a redline of the ATDS definition following Facebook. 

Below are key resources to help you understand and apply the decision.*

TCPAWorld Written Analysis

Video Format Webinars and Discussion

ATDS Caselaw Since Facebook — Updated April 16, 2021

  • Montanez v. Future Vision Brain Bank, Civil Action No. 20-cv-02959-CMA-MEH, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 67091 (D. Col. April 7, 2021)(allowing ATDS allegations to survive the pleadings stage);
  • McEwen v. Nra of Am. & InfocisionNo. 2:20-cv-00153-LEN, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXISUnited (D. Me. April 14, 2021)(ruling ATDS must make “use” of R&SNG, not just have capacity to do so.)

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*Not legal advice. Consult a lawyer before deploying any new consumer outreach strategy.