Most people have received similar text messages. Elizabeth Espinal received repeated text messages promoting Burger King. If she is successful in court, it will cost the fast food chain millions of dollars:

“A New York woman is suing Burger King for $5 million over spam text messages sent to her phone prodding her to try a new burger or coffee drink at the fast food giant.”

link: Woman Sues Burger King for $5M Over Text Messages

Lists of cell phone numbers are easy to obtain. It does not necessarily mean that the cell phone number was given to Burger King voluntarily.

Undoubtedly, Elizabeth Espinal has the support of cell phone users, especially those who are charged for time used. Those cell phone user is charged for the spam message.

Catherine Forsythe