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CUB saves local group $1,600 after being charged for cancelled phone service

Ted Pearson cancelled his organization’s AT&T phone service in May. But recently he received a bill for more than $1,600. After being told by AT&T that the charges were still his responsibility, he decided to reach out to CUB. Ted, co-chair of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression…...

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CUB Director: Consumer protections never go out of date

AT&T has made no secret of the fact that the company wants to strip the Illinois Telecom Act of consumer protections and completely deregulate traditional home phone service. In the company’s perfect world, it would no longer have to fulfill the “obligation to serve” requirement— and would be able to abandon…...

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