Published on December 23, 2009 | by LawNews
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.