Mobile Content Text Spam TCPA Settlement
CF Enterprises Settlement:
Class Members of the CF Enterprises settlement include: “[A]ll current and former Wireless Subscribers Nationwide, who at any time from January 31, 2011, to November 3, 2016, received a text message from any Message Claim Shortcode or relating to a Message Claim Program.”
According to the settlement documents, Message Claim Shortcode refers to the following shortcodes: 25872, 29104, 33288, 44329, 49712, and 70451.
Message Claim Program refers to the following programs: searchyourhoroscope.com; tuneztogo.com; hearmemobile.com; myringtonespot.com; cellsafari.com; tonezgalore.com; urzodiachoroscopes.com; and fonezoneportal.com.
Post SMS Settlement:
Class Members of the Post SMS Settlement include: “All current and former Wireless Subscribers Nationwide, who at any time from January 1, 2010, to November 3, 2016, incurred any charge, whether paid or not, associated with any of the billing descriptors, shortcodes, and program names set forth on Exhibit B to the Post SMS Settlement Agreement; or (b) at any time from January 1, 2010, to November 3, 2016, received any message from a Premium Short Code registered at the CTIA to (i) any organization recognized as exempt from federal income taxation under I.R.C. § 501(c)(3) or I.R.C. § 501(c)(4), or (ii) federal political committees registered with the Federal Election Commission.”
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Cullan and Cullan LLC v. m-Qube Inc., et al.,Case No. 8:13-cv-00172District Court for the District of Nebraska
This lawsuit addresses complaints that the defendant texted content sent from Premium Shortcodes in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
The unsolicited text messages marketed things such as horoscopes and ringtones
Sending texts without the authorization of the cell owner is a violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
The defendants deny the allegations but have agreed to settle