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slamming

mod. great. We had one slamming time last night.
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If one accepts the idea that slam poems are opportunities to express personal and collective identity, then slamming provides children with a venue to connect to poetry so that their attitude towards poetry is positive and self affirming.
Although the ICC ordered MCI WorldCom to "curtail slamming and misrepresentations" immediately, SBC has received more than 332 complaints from consumers since the beginning of August - 47% of 710 total complaints received.
The major long-distance carriers have all been accused of slamming at one time or other, and most have paid heavy fines for being involved in the practice.
Slamming can affect customers' basic telephone access to the network, local toll calling (intraLATA long distance) and/or traditional long distance service.
Slamming victims don't have that flexibility under current rules.
Slamming is the practice of switching your long-distance phone service from one carrier to another without your permission.
amp;uot;AT& has a history of slamming violations in long distance,&uot; said Sandy McGreevy, Pacific Bell's director of consumer protection.
Cable & Wireless USA, a leading provider of integrated Internet, voice, data, and messaging solutions, today filed Comments to Petitions for Clarification and/or Reconsideration in the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) docket addressing slamming -- the practice of changing a consumer's long distance provider without consent.
And through consumer education efforts and CPUC enforcement actions against offenders, long distance slamming has decreased in recent years.
Our goal is to better serve our customers who have been victims of fraud by placing these third-party billing issues -- such as cramming and slamming -- in the hands of trained experts at the Redding center.
Pacific Bell also announced a billing policy change designed to continue removing the financial incentive for a related problem, slamming, an illegal practice in which a consumer's or business' local or long-distance service provider is switched without their permission.
5, 1998--In a first for the nation's local phone companies, Pacific Bell today unveiled a new page on its Web site that will allow customers to electronically report slamming and cramming complaints online directly to the company.
Today the Florida Public Service Commission enacted some of the toughest slamming prevention rules in the nation.
6, 1998--Below is AT&T's reaction to today's actions regarding AT&T's offer to settle the Florida Public Service Commission's (FPSC) show cause docket regarding slamming.