Facebook, Inc., Petitioner v. Noah Duguid, et al.

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Case Details

  • Case Status: Decided
  • Docket Number: 19-511
  • Category: Privacy


Whether the definition of an “automatic telephone dialing system” in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 encompasses any device that can “store” and “automatically dial” telephone numbers, even if the device does not “us[e] a random or sequential number generator.”

September 11, 2020

The Restaurant Law Center, Retail Litigation Center, and National Retail Federation file brief as amici curiae supporting petitioner.

April 1, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court issued its Opinion, stating that “…Congress’ definition of an autodialer requires that in all cases, whether storing or producing numbers to be called, the equipment in question must use a random or sequential number generator. This definition excludes equipment like Facebook’s login notification system, which does not use such technology.”