Now you are getting GOUGED FOR IT?
"Lawsuit filed over text-message rates; Complaint says four largest cellphone companies conspired to fix prices" by Bloomberg News | September 13, 2008
WILMINGTON, Del. -- AT&T Inc., Verizon Communications Inc., Sprint Nextel Corp., and T-Mobile USA Inc., the biggest US wireless-phone companies, were sued by Illinois residents over claims they conspired to raise text-messaging rates.
There is that word again!
The proposed class-action lawsuit seeks to represent all US customers who purchased text-messaging services since Jan. 1, 2005. The conspiracy led consumers to pay artificially inflated prices, according to the complaint filed Thursday in federal court in Chicago.
Remind me to text "FUCK YOU" to AT&T, 'kay?
"Since 2005, defendants have changed their prices for text-messaging services at almost the same time and by identical amounts," lawyers for four residents said in the complaint. "These coordinated price increases have continued on a regular basis through the present."--more--"
But AmeriKans LOVE THEIR GADGETS SO MUCH!!!!
Wait, let me text ya!!!!