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a| UMI c| UMI
a| Library of Congress. b| Congressional Research Service.
a| Slamming h| [electronic resource] : b| The Unauthorized Change of a Consumer's Telephone Service Provider.
a| [S.l] : b| [publisher not identified], c| 2003.
a| 1 online resource (18 pages) : b| digital, PDF file
a| text b| txt 2| rdacontent
a| computer b| c 2| rdamedia
a| online resource b| cr 2| rdacarrier
a| CRS Report.
a| Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed July 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
a| Restricted for use by site license.
a| Examines FCC policies to protect consumers from unauthorized, fraudulent, or deceptive switching of their long distance telephone service providers, known as "slamming," including new rules under the Telecommunications Act of 1996, and reviews GAO reports and 105th-106th Congress activity and legislation relating to slamming. Discusses industry initiatives and issues raised by legislative and other efforts to curb slamming.
a| System requirements: PDF reader software.
a| Consumer protection.
a| Telecommunication x| Law and legislation.
a| ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection.
i| Microfiche version: a| Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. t| Slamming
u| http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017.12/2354938 z| Connect to full text