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L. � 349 claim based, in part, upon � negative option billing � [xcii], the Court held that defendant�s � disclosures regarding the need for, and/or benefits of, converter boxes and...remote controls are buried in the Notice, the contents of which are not specifically brought to a new subscriber�s attention...a claim for violation of GBL � 349 is stated � ]. [8.1] Cable TV: Imposition Of Unauthorized Taxes [ In Lawlor v. Below is a list of some of the most relevant areas where federal departments and agencies deal with consumer-related issues and complaints.

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