Retailers Fined $4M for Improper Labels on TVs

Wal-Mart, Best Buy and other retailers have been fined for not properly labeling analog TV sets that they sell. Customers weren't warned that the sets will need a converter box to work properly after the switch to digital broadcasting next year.

The Federal Communications Commission fined the companies a total of nearly $4 million.

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