The US Supreme Court on Thursday issued a unanimous ruling in favor of Facebook, finding that the social media giant isn’t violating the 1991 Telephone Consumer Protection Act when it sends out automated text messages. The court noted that the 1991 law, which was written to curb robocalls, wasn’t intended to apply to new, internet-based technologies.
The ruling bars a proposed class action lawsuit against Facebook, which a federal judge had already tossed out in 2019. The plaintiffs, led by a Montana resident named Noah Duguid who had received numerous…
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