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DirecTV mis-selling suit stumbles over $4 billion price tag

It looks like the DirecTV mis-selling dispute brought by the FTC in the US may have run into obstacles – the presiding judge wants to go through the logic of how the FTC came up with the $4 billion damages calculation. The federal judge in the California court has gone to the trouble of pausing the trial after two weeks saying he will let AT&T file for a partial summary judgment – meaning he may only hear part of the case and that means part of the damages. It’s like an invite to AT&T to say how much it is prepared to pay and try to convince the court of that. The suit has been around since 2015 and it…

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