Wednesday, October 04, 2006

California: Governor Vetoes Cell Phone Protection Law

Jeanette Pavini writes on

Marty Varon is not happy with Governor Schwarzenegger vetoing SB440, a law that would have clarified and enforced current law protecting consumers from fraudulent charges made from stolen cell phones.

"This should have been a no brainer for him to sign. I can't think of a good reason for him not to sign this bill," Varon said. "If I was in this position again, or if someone else is in this position, what recourse do they have now."

Consumer advocates feel wireless carriers have found a loophole, and can still hold consumers responsible for fraudlent charges.

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