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Unencrypted “quick response,” or QR, codes printed on the outside of envelopes that link to a debtor’s information violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, a federal appeals court has ruled, applying five-year-old case law to an open question.

Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is a reporter with The Legal Intelligencer, focusing on litigation in Pennsylvania with a specific emphasis on Philadelphia courts. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI.

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