Level3 tries cell-phone style billing scam on customers

Jeff MacDonald jam at zoidtechnologies.com
Sat Aug 2 19:24:29 CDT 2008


On Sat, Aug 02, 2008 at 11:15:06AM -0700, Tomas L. Byrnes wrote:
> There's a big difference between the airlines hiking fares for future
> flights, which you can see when searching, and choose the competition;
> and companies adding "surcharges" to pre-existing contracts, some with
> terms and penalties for termination; all of which have a relatively high
> switching cost.
> 
> This is a way for them to raise prices above what they contracted for,
> while preventing termination of contracts for cause.
> 
> It's sleazy.
>  
> 

agreed.

however, is there a provision in the contract that allows the rates, fees,
etc to be changed without notice?

regards,
jam




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