Prof. Norman Silber Comments on DirecTV’ Contract Terms in Philadelphia Inquirer Story

Professor Norman I. Silber was quoted in the following Philadelphia Inquirer article.

Consumer Watch: Breaking up is hard to do
by Jeff Gelles
December 6, 2009


For a second opinion, I contacted Hofstra University law professor Norm Silber, a specialist in contracts and consumer law. Silber says DirecTV’s contract terms and “Byzantine sign-up procedures” push the edge of what’s reasonable. “For a major corporation with substantial resources available, it’s just extraordinarily disappointing, and I think it’s probably misleading,” Silber says.

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