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Federal Trade Commission suing Dish Network for violating Telemarketing Sales Rule

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Satellite TV provider, Dish Network, is being sued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for allegedly violating the Federal Trade Commission’s “Telemarketing Sales Rule” by calling millions of people who have asked to be taken off the company’s call list. FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz said that “it is particularly disappointing when a well-established, nationally known company – which ought to know better – appears to have flagrantly and illegally made millions of invasive calls to Americans who specifically told Dish Network to leave them alone.” read more