Category: FTC

S.D. Cal. Provides Guidance on Definition of Automated Telephone Dialing Systems under the TCPA

November 4, 2014, by Richard Newman

In Marks v. Crunch San Diego, LLC, Case No. 14-cv-00348-BAS-BLM (S.D. Cal. Oct. 23, 2014), the United States District Court...

Demo Day’s Recap with Videos!

October 21, 2014, by Michael Ferree

Wow! What a great 4 weeks we just experienced here at the LeadsCouncil and LeadsCon headquarters. We had front row...

California’s Anti-SPAM Statute Litigation Landscape

October 13, 2014, by Richard Newman

California has the nation’s most aggressive anti-SPAM law, Business & Professions Code § 17529.5 (the “Statute”).  The Statute imposes significant...

LeadsCon Live 2014: David Morgan, Performline

September 16, 2014, by Michael Ferree

Mortgage Lead Generator Fined $500,000 to Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Mortgage Refinancing Advertising

September 15, 2014, by Richard Newman

Lead generator, Intermundo Media, LLC used the name “Delta Prime Refinance” in advertisements that falsely claimed homeowners could refinance their...

Lead Generators and TCPA Vicarious Liability Standard

August 28, 2014, by Ari N. Rothman

Advertisers often hire lead generators to send advertising text messages to consumers without controlling, or even knowing, how the lead...

How consumer protection laws affect advertising

August 11, 2014, by Maryann Tobin

Consumer protection might not be a topic getting extensive attention these days, but it is something the Federal Trade Commission...

FTC Seeks Comment on Telemarketing Sales Rule

August 1, 2014, by Jonathan Pompan

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that it is seeking public comment on the Telemarketing Sales Rule (“TSR”).  For lead...

CFPB and FTC Target Foreclosure Relief Companies That Charge Consumers Advance Fees

July 28, 2014, by Richard Newman

In collaboration with state AG offices and the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau continues to ramp up...

Court Rejects Challenge to FTC’s Power to Seek Monetary Damages

May 22, 2014, by Richard Newman

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently upheld a $163 million judgment against a woman that allegedly...

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