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Media and telecommunication laws govern print, radio, television, internet, video or DVD, video games, cable telephones, mobile telephones and fax. Lawsuits in this category can be filed against telecommunications or media companies who have overcharged you or charged for undelivered services. Lawsuits can also involve violations of privacy, false advertising, unfair business practices, unauthorized use of media, and more.

One common Telecommunications law is the Do-Not-Call Implementation Act put in place in 2003 by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to limit telemarketing calls. U.S. residents can register for free and telemarketers must comply with this nationwide request and stop calling within 31 days.

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MEDIA/TELECOM LEGAL ARTICLES AND INTERVIEWS

Verizon's New Early Termination Fee for Mobile Telephones Is "Insane," Says Consumer Advocate
Verizon's New Early Termination Fee for Mobile Telephones Is "Insane," Says Consumer Advocate
November 27, 2009
Basking Ridge, NJ A recent study performed by iamgreen.com suggests that the average mobile phone user will replace his or her handheld within a year of purchase. In the interest of combating this trend, Verizon Wireless has announced plans to double its early termination fee (ETF) to $350, the highest fee ever assessed by a major provider of mobile telephones READ MORE

Total Call Called Out on Undisclosed Fees, Lawsuit Settled
Total Call Called Out on Undisclosed Fees, Lawsuit Settled
September 27, 2009
Los Angeles, CA There's nothing like the telecom industry to get one's blood boiling when it comes to undisclosed rates and fees. Especially when said rates and fees are not disclosed. Late last month a nationwide class action lawsuit was settled by Total Call International Inc. with various plaintiffs in regards to prepaid calling cards. The settlement adds up to $1.9 million, with plaintiffs getting refunds READ MORE

Amazon Faces Kindle Lawsuits
Amazon Faces Kindle Lawsuits
August 13, 2009
San Francisco, CA With the onset of new technologies comes the possibility that new a new breed of telecommunications lawsuit will emerge. These new media lawsuits have come about after consumer complaints regarding new media and telecommunications platforms, including the electronic book reader known as Kindle READ MORE

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Direct TV took over $391.00 out of my acct. without permission. It caused my light bill to bounce. I had to go to a cash advance place to get money to pay light co. and put the rest in the bank to cover car payment. My light co. is charging me $30.00 for bounced check. What can I do, if anything?

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After having the service for several years, my wife contacted DirecTV to move my service to another home. DirecTV then put me in another two-year contract without notice. They have since sold the “fake” debt several times and I'm being constantly harassed by numerous collection agencies.

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I've had directv for about 6 months, I've had constant scrambling on my HD TV and no one can solve the problem. Me and my family went an entire weekend with no television. I've had 2 new recievers in the last 2 weeks and still having the same problems. I would like nothing more then to cancel Directv with no early termination fees.

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I have been sent to collections after repeatedly requesting clarification on the cancellation policy of DirecTV. They have assessed that I owe them for cancellation fees when service was terminated within 28 days. I was verbally informed at the time of ordering service that I had 30 days to cancel for any reason. Additionally I never received the equipment that I had requested with service.

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