In the News Today - July 24, 2018

July 24, 2018

TCPA the “Poster Child for Abusive Class Action Litigation,” Says ILR’s Kim: U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform Executive Vice President Harold Kim said the Telephone Consumer Protection Act has become the “poster child for abusive class action litigation,” since it is being applied to new technology despite being written in the 1990s. Kim’s comments are featured in a story of a New Jersey business owner who is facing a $12.5 million judgment for sending promotional faxes. (Cape May County Herald)

Top Privacy Developments Of 2018, Part 1: Law360 takes an in-depth look at the state of data privacy litigation in 2018. Included in the article is a discussion about the new General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, law in the European Union. (Law360)