AT&T Offers Settlement to Some Customers
AT&T has published details about its settlement of a class action lawsuit in the state of New Jersey over early termination fees. Customers who were charged an ETF or had an account with a flat ETF rate between January 1, 1998 and November 4, 2009 can choose to become a part of the class or excluded from the settlement. Terms weren't disclosed.
Verizon Dinged $64M for Decade-Old Transgressions
Verizon Wireless has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit over deceptive billing practices. Customers contend Verizon over-charged Family Share Plan subscribers between 2002 and 2006.
T-Mobile to Explore Settlement with FTC Over Cramming
T-Mobile has signaled to the Federal Trade Commission it is interested in reaching a settlement regarding accusations it unfairly profited from bogus charges foisted onto customers' bills. The FTC sued T-Mobile over its cramming practices, despite T-Mobile's attempts to preempt such legal action by banning premium content and offering refunds to customers.
Apple Settles E-Book Pricing Suit
Apple has settled a civil lawsuit over the prices it charged for e-books, according to court documents filed in New York. Exact terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the parties have agreed to the basics of the settlement.
Verizon Makes It Pricer to Break Contracts
Verizon Wireless has changed its terms of service and made it more expensive for customers to leave the carrier before the end of their contract. Under the old terms of service, all customers who purchased a smartphone agreed to an ETF of $350.
This is retarded...
It's because customers are binded by contracts that these big corporations that you suppor aren't motivated to keep customer...
Even more retarded