Courthouse Steps Decision Teleforum: Facebook v. Duguid

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On April 1, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Facebook in Facebook v. Duguid. Writing for the unanimous court, Justice Sonia Sotomayor explained that a device must have the capacity to store or produce a telephone number using a number generator. Justice Samuel Alito filed an opinion concurring in the judgment.

Telecommunications law experts Scott Delacourt and Daniel Lyons discuss the ruling and implications.


Scott D. Delacourt, Partner, Wiley

Prof. Daniel Lyons, Professor of Law, Boston College School of Law

Moderator: Danielle Thumann, Attorney Advisor, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr 


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