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Verizon’s Fee Update: FCC Now Involved

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On Tuesday, I mentioned Verizon replaced a government-required fee with a similar fee for DSL service once the government stopped the program being funded. This sounded fishy to me, and apparently the Federal Communications Commission doesn’t like the sound of it either. The FCC is sending letters of inquiry questioning Verizon’s tactics, as well as those of BellSouth, who pulled a similar switch.

Updated February 10, 2011 and originally published August 25, 2006. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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Luke Landes is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about Luke Landes and follow him on Twitter. View all articles by .

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