anticonsumer

anticonsumer

(ˌæntɪkənˈsjuːmə)
adj
opposed to consumerism
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Multisectoral alliance Sanlakas, which filed a separate complaint against the ERC officials on June 29, said the Ombudsman resolutions 'bolster the truth that only collusion between the government and corporations could have allowed for such anticonsumer and antienvironment agreements to prevail.
218) This rationale implies an economic standard and one that focuses on the sort of anticonsumer exercise of market power produced by the sort of "partial" and "discriminatory" legislation that the Commerce Clause empowered Congress to ban.
The most obvious reason why someone would be a macro anticonsumer would be out of concerns for the negative impact that hyperconsumption has brought on the environment.
6) Some academics have categorically asserted that the Robinson Patman Act is anticonsumer because it "undoubtedly leads to higher prices for consumers.
The FTC also turned the tables on the dealers and accused them of various anticompetitive or anticonsumer practices, such as "padding" new car prices, price fixing, and "packing" finance charges (i.
Ryanair's Stephen McNamara said: "Ryanair regrets the recent anticonsumer ruling of the OFT, which will result in thousands of UK Ryanair Cash Passport holders no longer having a free form of payment that allows them to avoid the PS6 admin fee when booking flights on Ryanair.
In contrast to the anticonsumer downward spiral portrayed in Infringement Nation, consumers today have far greater access to copyrighted works and greater effective ability to customize, communicate, and express themselves using copyrighted works than ever before.
told his Wednesday morning general session audience that the bureau will restrict some practices by large banks that have been anticonsumer, and added that he ultimately intended to bring consumers to credit unions and expand their market share.
chief operating officer Mike Bettiga and Marshland Pharmacies co-owner Susan Sutter said the proposed merger would be anticompetitive and anticonsumer because it would give one entity too much influence over the prescription drug market.
I will be proposing more aggressive measures that are necessary to crack down on what appear to be anticonsumer practices," said Sen.
Blumenthal, a former attorney general of Connecticut, said he will propose aggressive measures to crack down on anticonsumer practices.