Companies Fined For Selling Non-DTV Ready TVs

Law360, New York (April 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Federal Communications Commission dished out over $6 million in fines to some of the nation's largest electronics retailers on Thursday either for making television sets without digital tuners or for failing to notify potential buyers that the sets would not work by themselves past February 2009.

To protect customers, the FCC is requiring all manufacturers to stop producing television sets that cannot take a digital signal and all retailers to inform purchasers of analog sets that the televisions they are buying will be obsolete in...
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