PETA and Beyond Meat Face TCPA Suit

The nonprofit animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and the vegetarian meat substitute manufacturer Beyond Meat may seem like odd bedfellows at first glance, but they both share an interest in getting people to eat less meat and more vegetarian products and have teamed up to that end. However, their efforts may have put them in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA). Continue reading “PETA and Beyond Meat Face TCPA Suit”

Explaining the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)

Most people have had to deal with the irritation of “robocalls,” phone calls that are made by automated systems, usually for the purposes of marketing or political advocacyNew York business lawyer. Robocalls became so prevalent for a time that many asked Congress to ban them, or at least to regulate their use. To that end, Congress passed the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in 1991, which has remained a source of litigation ever since. Continue reading “Explaining the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)”