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InfoWorld: How the monster called UCITA was first hatched, ignoring consumer rights

Oct 02, 1999, 07:54 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ed Foster)

"... if UCITA is to be stopped in the states, it's necessary to understand how flawed the process is. As the only journalist to witness it up close over the last four years, I'm obliged to describe what I've seen."

"NCCUSL is a group of 350-plus commissioners appointed by their respective states...NCCUSL is a stacked deck, one that by its very nature is most easily influenced by the large commercial interests whose mainline business is directly at stake. It's a game the consumer side just can't afford to play."

"The most important thing is the affected industry wants it, so I move we adopt it," a committee member said."

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