FCC Fines Electronics Retailers

American Voices ISSUE 44•16 Apr 17, 2008

The Federal Communications Commission levied nearly $6 million in fines to retailers such as Best Buy and Sears for failing to inform consumers that their new analog televisions will be obsolete with next year's digital conversion. What do you think?

  • “I feel like they should also fine them for being very stressful, claustrophobic, unhappy places to shop."”

    Mike Pocelli –
    Focus Group Coordinator

  • “I'm appalled that Best Buy floor reps withheld their vast knowledge and expertise from customers.”

    Josh Brown –

  • “They will have no problem paying that fine; they just sold a shitload of obsolete analog televisions.”

    Sharoz Peterson –
    Systems Analyst

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