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Prof. Norman Silber Quoted in FairWarning Story on FTC’s Policy of Not Identifying Companies Sent Warning Letters

Norman I. Silber, Professor of Law

Federal Trade Commission Warns Six Companies About Product Warranties
By Christopher Jensen
FairWarning
May 1, 2018

Excerpt:
Norman Silber, a professor at Hofstra Law School and research scholar at Yale who teaches consumer law, said that policy “is a disservice to consumers and is not required by any statute or regulation, to my knowledge.”

“It looks to me like the agency may have chosen intentionally to omit company names to prevent their embarrassment, at the expense of public awareness that specific companies are chilling consumers’ warranty claims,” Silber added. Dorman declined to comment on that point.

Read the full article on the FairWarning website.

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