Post Tagged with: "class action"

Ontario Court Rules Consumers Can’t Click Away Class Action Rights

Appeared in the Toronto Star on February 8, 2010 as Dell Warranty Ruling Victory for Consumers In 2004, Ian Andrews purchased a Dell laptop computer for $1,700.  About 2 1/12 years later, the computer began to malfunction, periodically shutting down unexpectedly. Stuck with a problem computer that was past the […]

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February 9, 2010 1 comment Columns Archive

Lawyers Weekly on Baker Copyright Class Action

The Lawyers Weekly has coverage of the Chet Baker copyright class action against the recording industry that could involve as much as $6 billion in liability.

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January 18, 2010 3 comments News

Bell Hit With Quebec Class Action Over Throttling Practices

L'Union des Consommateurs and a Quebec consumer have launched a class action lawsuit against Bell Canada over its throttling practices.  The suit, which is seeking certification on behalf of all provincial subscribers, argues that the practices deliberately slowed consumer services and raises privacy issues.  It seeks a refund of 80 […]

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May 30, 2008 37 comments News

Apple Faces Quebec Lawsuit Over iPod Storage Claims

A Montreal law student has launched a class action lawsuit against Apple over inflated iPod storage claims.

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October 17, 2007 5 comments News

System Access Fee Class Action Seeks Billions in Compensation

The Toronto Star reports that a Saskatchewan court has certified a class action against the major telecommunications companies over the widespread use of "system access fees", a deceptive monthly charge added to cell phone bills that appears to be government mandated, but isn't (I touched on it in a column […]

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September 19, 2007 40 comments News