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The Telecom Digest for Oct 30, 2014
Volume 33 : Issue 193 : "text" Format
Messages in this Issue:
Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General (Monty Solomon)
Re: It's a mystery to me (Gary)

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Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:34:55 -0400 From: Monty Solomon <monty@roscom.com> To: telecomdigestsubmissions.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General Message-ID: <6331DFB4-AD9F-4B12-8C18-E782287250E6@roscom.com> Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General Attorneys general have become the object of pursuit by lobbyists who use campaign contributions, personal appeals and other means to sway investigations or negotiate favorable deals, an investigation by The New York Times has found. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/29/us/lobbyists-bearing-gifts-pursue-attorneys-general.html ***** Moderator's Note ***** One of the law firms mentioned in the article represents AT&T. Bill Horne Moderator
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:47:36 -0400 From: Gary <bogus-email@hotmail.com> To: telecomdigestsubmissions.remove-this@and-this-too.telecom-digest.org. Subject: Re: It's a mystery to me Message-ID: <m2qnla$22m$1@dont-email.me> On 10/27/2014 5:46 AM, Bill Horne wrote: > > I just can't think of a way that removing a toll restriction would > translate into removing a Speed Dialing feature: it's a mystery to me. I can. It's called Verizon's customer service is a far cry from what it used to be. At times it seem that they either just don't care, are incompetent/unskilled/untrained, or some combination of all. If you actually get a call back, that will be amazing. -Gary

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