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Resource ID: #20452
Subject: Telecommunications
Source: Wall Street Journal (New York)
Affiliation: 
Date: 17-Dec-98

Description

According to this brief article, "The government is expected to adopt tougher rules to reduce illegal 'slamming,' in which telephone companies switch customers' long-distance service without their consent. The biggest change expected from the FCC today is a plan to exempt victims of slamming from paying any long-distance phone charges to the offending company for period of time, probably 30 days."

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