Hey Verizon, Your Explanation for the Highest-Ever Cell-Phone Fee ($350!) Doesn’t Explain Much

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Perhaps the FCC actually is stepping up efforts to protect consumers from sketchy practices in the wireless industry. After Verizon failed to adequately justify reasons for its highest-ever $350 early termination fee, the FCC commissioner seems ready for a scrap: “It is hard for me to believe that the public interest is being well served,” she says.

Check out this Consumerist post, which does a nice job summing up the situation—including why Verizon’s explanation doesn’t really hold water.