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    LA Clippers Sued
    $5 MILLION FOR SPAMMING FAN
    ... Allegedly

    An L.A. Clippers fan is suing the team .. claiming the NBA squad is responsible for SPAMMING his cell phone ... and now he wants them to pay up, to the tune of $5 MILLION.

    The guy behind the lawsuit is Ari Friedman -- who claims he went to a game at Staples Center and participated in one of those arena games where you can send a text message to the team that could get posted on the stadium scoreboard. (Sidenote: Who does that???)

    In a lawsuit, obtained by TMZ Sports, Ari claims the team assured fans they would not share cell phone information or send return text messages ... but alas, Ari claims the Clips broke that promise

    After the game, Ari says he got hit with text message spam which traced back to the Clippers. He's pissed because incoming text messages can cost several cents in charges.

    Now, Ari's filed a class action lawsuit demanding $5 million from the team for his troubles.

    We reached out to the Clippers for comment -- so far, no texts back.

    Read more: http://www.tmz.com/category/tmzsports#ixzz2nBpYmz63

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    Default Re: Clippers sued $5 million for allegedly spamming fan

    I hate these people.

    Seriously, HATE, this is why America sucks.

    I would love to see this guy lose everything.

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    Default Re: Clippers sued $5 million for allegedly spamming fan

    I could understand suing to have them pay for the extra text message charges and to be taken off their list, but honestly this should be a lesson as to why you never give your cell phone out to any company. 5 million dollars is just outrageous and he should be laughed out of the court room for that.

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    One time I specifically asked for no ice and I certainly got ice.

    I should have asked for 10 million right there.
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    He won't get 5 million but he should definitely get the cost of his phone bill back.

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    He won't get 5 million but he should definitely get the cost of his phone bill back.
    He is greedy. Not only do I hope he gets nothing, I hope someone sues him.

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    It's a class action, so (except for the lawyers) no one will likely get more than a few bucks.
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    It's a class action, so (except for the lawyers) no one will likely get more than a few bucks.
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    Only the Clippers.
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    Default Re: Clippers sued $5 million for allegedly spamming fan

    While I agree with most of the already stated sentiment , I believe that every once in awhile, a multi-million dollar corporation/brand NEEDS TO BE SUED!.

    While 5 mill seems a bit ridiculous, to me, it is more of a statement really... and to bring the shady business practices to light and the public made more aware of it ...... Basically I agree with suing them making them liable for abusing consumer trust because they wanna be shady and sell customer's private info ... causing undue stress at the 10+ telemarketers per day eating up all the phone minutes..

    I'm dealing with it right now.. I made the mistake of filling out employment app at one of those career websites, and I get MINIMUM of 8 calls per day .. From 7am all the way up till 10pm .. I even got threatened with even more harassment by the person on other end when I told them to stop calling.. I am currently on prepaid, and it just eats my minutes up to where I am out by the time I am 2 weeks into the month... ARGHH!!!


    Maybe if a few big judgments are awarded, they will think twice.......... but probably not.. lol
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