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TCG

Abbreviation for time compensation gain.
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He consented to the receipt of the text messages and is merely alleging a "bare procedural" violation of the TCPA.
Recently potential TCPA liability has expanded with the increased use of mass communications technology and cellphones, perhaps unfathomable to Congress in 1991 when it passed the TCPA to stop intrusive and annoying telemarketing calls and prevent cumbersome junk faxes that wasted ink and tied up fax lines.
The TCPA is a favorite of class action plaintiffs' lawyers because the claims are relatively easy to establish and the potential rewards are lucrative.
Sordidly, the key components of the decision reiterate that text messages are considered calls under the TCPA; that phone services providers can now offer robocall blocking services and technology; that consumers who previously consented to receive calls from a business may revoke that consent at any time and through any undefined "reasonable" means; that a consumer's name in the contact list of an acquaintance's phone must provide their own consent to be called; and that exemptions to the TCPA's requirements for time-sensitive financial alerts and health care-related calls have unclear limitations.
The TCPA defines an automated telephone dialing system as "equipment which has the capacity to store or produce telephone numbers to be called, using a random or sequential number generator; and to dial such numbers." These are also known as autodialers.
Calls or texts that violate the TCPA are assessed statutory damages of $500 for each violation, or up to $1,500 for each willful violation.
Although it became effective in January 2013, another critical requirement of the new TCPA rules is that businesses establish an automated, interactive opt-out mechanism for autodialed and prerecorded telemarketing calls to wireless and residential lines.
The industry norm is to ask recipients to send a "stop" message to opt out, but falls short of recognizing if recipients reply in other ways leaving businesses at continued risk for TCPA violations which can be USD 500 - USD 1500 per incident.
Streett told Arkansas Business last week that he doesn't intend to make TCPA cases a major part of his practice.
After Liberty denied coverage for the TCPA claims by those receiving iCan's unwanted autodialed text messages on their cellular telephones, health insurance broker iCan settled the class action for $60 million.