Dish Network Breaks Telemarketing Rules

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Dish Network has been been slapped with what federal prosecutors say is the biggest ever fine for breaking laws aimed at limiting telemarketing calls. 

A court ruled that the satellite TV and broadband provider must pay $280 million for violating Federal Trade Commission rules, including calling consumers who had registered for the federal “Do Not Call” registry. Under the ruling, the federal government will collect $168 million, while California, Illinois, North Carolina and Ohio will get the rest. 

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“The outcome of this case shows companies will pay a hefty price for violating consumers’ privacy with unwanted calls,” Acting FTC chief Maureen Ohlhausen said in a statement. […Read More]

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