Consumer Rights Initiatives Make Comeback in NY

Rockwell, Mark
June 2006
Wireless Week;6/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p10
Trade Publication
Focuses on the status of two bills passed in the New York Legislature aimed at protecting cellular telephone users. Efforts of the American Association of Retired Persons to urge the state to adopt rules that will provide the most consumer protection as possible; Potential impact of the bill if passed on the wireless industry; Provisions of the bills.


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