DirecTV Slams FTC's 'Tactical' Sanctions Bid In False Ad Suit

Law360, Washington (December 1, 2016, 8:47 PM EST) -- DirecTV pushed back on Thursday against the Federal Trade Commission’s bid for sanctions in a case over allegedly deceptive sales practices by the satellite TV company in California federal court, claiming the request is “transparently tactical.”

DirecTV told U.S. District Judge Haywood S. Gilliam Jr. the FTC’s demand for sanctions over its alleged failure to preserve website data related to a consumer survey is a cynical ploy intended to exclude evidence critical to the case, rather than to rectify alleged prejudice. The evidence demanded by the...
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