San Francisco Giants, MLB Hit With Class Action Over Robotexts

March 2, 2021, 6:01 PM

The San Francisco Giants baseball team and MLB Advanced Media LP are facing a proposed class action in the Southern District of New York alleging they sent unsolicited robotexts to consumers in violation of federal law.

The Giants and MLB Media—the interactive media and internet company of Major League Baseball—violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by transmitting advertisement and telemarketing text messages to class members’ cell phones using an automatic telephone dialing system without prior express written consent, the complaint alleges.

Plaintiff Kristina Lee alleges the unsolicited text messages invaded her privacy, intruded upon her seclusion and solitude, constituted a...

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