Panel Finds That Faxed Advertisements Violated Recipients' Privacy

Panel Finds That Faxed Advertisements Violated Recipients' Privacy

ST. LOUIS - An Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals majority on Sept. 17 affirmed a lower court decision and concluded that under Minnesota law, oral or written publication of material that violates a person's right of privacy covers a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) 47 U.S.C.S. § 227, claim regarding the sending of unsolicited fax advertisements (Owners Insurance Company, et al. v. European Auto Works, Inc., doing business as Autopia, et al., 11-3068, 8th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 19458).

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