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New online rating system will help pinpoint good and bad contracts for consumers

Three laws students at the University of New Hampshire are working towards developing a method of rating online contracts through a website that will allow consumers to differentiate between company contracts.

Whether you are reviewing your monthly credit card statement or signing a two-year contract for your new smartphone, with purchases and agreements moving  to virtual formats, it makes it that much easier to bypass contracts by scrolling down to the ‘I agree to these terms and conditions’ verbiage.

If you are like the majority of Americans who skip ahead to click the confirmation box in order to move forward, you may agree that for the sake of time and convenience, we often trust the provider a little too much assuming that whatever we are agreeing to is in our best interest.

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Stefanie Mosca

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