Judge Rules that a Text Message Platform is Not an Autodialer Under TCPA

A federal judge in California late last week ruled in favor of a defendant in a TCPA case by deciding that a platform for sending out text messages did not meet the definition of an automated telephone dialing system (ATDS). The ruling is seen as positive precedent for judicial ATDS interpretations. Defendant Crunch San Diego, a company that operates gyms in California and other states, was hit with a class action TCPA suit in response to promotional text messages it sent to members. <more>