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October 11 2017
Christine Reilly Oral, partial revocation valid under Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Eleventh Circuit rules

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Consent can be partially revoked pursuant to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently held. Although the statute itself is silent on the issue of revocation, the panel looked to a 2014 decision where it had held that a consumer may orally revoke her consent to receive automated phone calls, inferring that Congress intended for the act to incorporate the common law understanding of consent.

Authors: Christine Reilly, Diana L Eisner
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