Dish Sanctioned For Blocking Discovery In Telemarketing Suit

Law360, New York (April 24, 2013, 4:19 PM EDT) -- A federal judge overseeing the federal government’s suit against Dish Network LLC accusing it of violating telemarketing sales rules by placing unwanted calls to millions of consumers said Wednesday that the satellite broadcaster has been “evasive” and “obstructive” during discovery, and sanctioned it.

The U.S., California, Illinois, North Carolina and Ohio — all plaintiffs in the suit — allege Dish Network called consumers around the country who had signed up for the Do Not Call list, attempting to sell its satellite television programming. U.S. District Judge...
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