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Fan sues Penguins over texts

Updated: June 1, 2012, 12:54 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

A fan is suing the owners of thePittsburgh Penguins because the team sent him more text alerts than he agreed to in the terms and conditions.

The class-action lawsuit says the team violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, which prohibits unsolicited text messages, because the Penguins website said subscribers would receive no more than three texts a weeks about breaking news.

The plaintiff alleges in the complaint that he received about five texts from the team in the first ...

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