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#iHeartMedia TCPA #ClassAction Settlement

August 18, 2016

iHeartRadio Class Action LawsuitiHeartMedia Inc. has agreed to pay $8.5 million to resolve allegations that the mass media company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending out unsolicited text messages to its radio listeners.

According to the iHeartMedia TCPA class action lawsuit, the company sent marketing text spam to the cell phones of consumers without prior express consent, which is required under federal law.

In addition to establishing a Settlement Fund, iHeartMedia has also agreed to change its company procedures to make sure it obtains the consent of listeners to receive text messages on their cell phones before sending out advertisements.

iHeartRadio Class Action LawsuitThose who are eligible to benefit from this TCPA class action settlement include anyone who received an advertising text message from iHeartMedia (or one of its radio stations) between Oct. 16, 2013 and Apr. 19, 2016 without giving their consent ahead of time.

iHeartRadio Class Action LawsuitSome of the alleged text spam received by consumers include the following:

Hot 99.5: Get Xclusive Txt Alerts 4 your cellphone, reply HOT.
hot995.com 4 more. PWD BY Circle K Convenience Stores
www.circlekmacs.com

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KDWB & Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park thx U 4 ur txt!
Reply ‘MORE’
if you would like 2 receive info from Sky Zone on bday party packages!

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iHeartRadio Class Action LawsuitThe $8.5 million Settlement Fund will be divided equally with all Class Members who file a valid Claim Form no later than Sept. 8, 2016.

Those who wish to object or be excluded from this class action settlement must do so by July 8, 2016

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