Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Supreme Court Declares Open Season on Consumers
AT&T decision rated NC for "No Class"

Today in AT&T Mobility vs. Concepcion, the United States Supreme Court ruled that corporations can compel consumer arbitration and in the same boilerplate clause, ban class actions. This effectively removes any self enforcement remedy for any ripoffs and shoddy products that individually don't justify the cost of litigation (or even arbitration). Guess which five justices voted the pro-corporate line. Here's the write-up in the Washington Post.

Here's my incredibly marginally-related video.

Fat Albert Minisode - Christmas Special by Crackletelevision

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