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by June 29, 2012
Dear Verizon Wireless,
I can't quite believe this. Did you really just announce that on January 15th you intend to start charging your customers a $2 convenience fee for paying their bills online? Seriously? What are you, jealous of all the good press the banks got last year trying to gouge their own customers?
As a Verizon customer for the past six years, I consider the idea that I could be charged money by you as a reward for my prompt, efficient online monthly payments a slap in the face, and I won't accept it, and I don't believe your millions of other customers will either.
At least I hope not, and I'm writing this petition to find out. I, and all the signers to come, urge you to reverse this ill-considered fee on the American middle class. We're already being nickeled and dimed by the banks, and you've seen where that got them. Please don't follow in their footsteps.
Thank you to everyone who signed this petition. Due to the outcry across the web, Verizon has decided to no longer charge the $2 fee for paying your bill online. This is a nice win for middle class America!
Keep up the great work. Look what you've accomplished!
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