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The Resource The fine print : how big companies use "plain English" to rob you blind, David Cay Johnston

The fine print : how big companies use "plain English" to rob you blind, David Cay Johnston

Label
The fine print : how big companies use "plain English" to rob you blind
Title
The fine print
Title remainder
how big companies use "plain English" to rob you blind
Statement of responsibility
David Cay Johnston
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Perfectly Legal and Free Lunch presents a sobering analysis of the ways everyday people are systematically victimized by corporate interests, revealing small-print tactics in commonplace consumer agreements while sharing recommendations for how to combat consumer-targeting abuses
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10046134
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnston, David Cay
Dewey number
364.16/8
Index
index present
LC call number
HF5681.I7
LC item number
J64 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Invoices
  • Corporations
  • Corporations
  • Invoices
  • Corporations
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how big companies use "plain English" and other tricks to rob you blind
Label
The fine print : how big companies use "plain English" to rob you blind, David Cay Johnston
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-291) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Billing -- Corporate power unlimited -- Buffett buys a railroad -- Railroaded -- In twenty-ninth place and fading fast -- Profits upkeep commissions -- "We lead the industry with integrity" -- Paying other people's taxes -- Investors beware -- Playing with fire -- Draining pockets -- How we beat the garbage gougers and their stinking high prices -- Fee fatigue -- "Wells Fargo will take your house" -- Giving to Goldman -- Please die soon -- Your 201(k) plan -- Wimpy's tab -- Pfizer's bitter pill -- Hollywood robbery -- Silly software -- Pilfering your paycheck -- Of commas and character -- What it all means -- Solutions
Control code
ocn794556065
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 305 pages
Isbn
9781591843580
Lccn
2012019318
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a455394
  • (OCoLC)794556065
Label
The fine print : how big companies use "plain English" to rob you blind, David Cay Johnston
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-291) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Billing -- Corporate power unlimited -- Buffett buys a railroad -- Railroaded -- In twenty-ninth place and fading fast -- Profits upkeep commissions -- "We lead the industry with integrity" -- Paying other people's taxes -- Investors beware -- Playing with fire -- Draining pockets -- How we beat the garbage gougers and their stinking high prices -- Fee fatigue -- "Wells Fargo will take your house" -- Giving to Goldman -- Please die soon -- Your 201(k) plan -- Wimpy's tab -- Pfizer's bitter pill -- Hollywood robbery -- Silly software -- Pilfering your paycheck -- Of commas and character -- What it all means -- Solutions
Control code
ocn794556065
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 305 pages
Isbn
9781591843580
Lccn
2012019318
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a455394
  • (OCoLC)794556065

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