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Regulators Ready to Kill Comcast / TWC Merger: Report

Regulators Ready to Kill Comcast / TWC Merger: Report

By Josh Wolford 11 hours ago

One of the regulatory agencies looking over the proposed Comcast / Time Warner Cable merger may be about to give it the thumbs down, citing concerns over potential harm to customers. Bloomberg cites the ubiquitous “people familiar with the matter” …

Comcast/Time Warner Merger Now Being Reviewed by Multiple States As Well Comcast/Time Warner Merger Now Being Reviewed by Multiple States As Well

When the largest company in any arena announces plans to purchase the second-largest company in the same arena, you can hear whatever crumb of competition that currently exists slowly falling from the market. It sounds like the faint cries of …

Rep. Zoe Lofgren Wants Reddit’s Help In Crafting New Bill Rep. Zoe Lofgren Wants Reddit’s Help In Crafting New Bill

Reddit is something of an unstoppable force on the Internet. The site has attracted the attention of those big and small, and even the President dropped by for an AMA. It’s an incredibly influential site, and one lawmaker wants to …

Justice Dept. To Investigate Cable Companies Justice Dept. To Investigate Cable Companies

You know that whole net neutrality thing that people have been talking about for a couple of years now? Well the Justice Department is finally opening their eyes to the major cable companies dirty dealings and are investigating them for …

Anonymous Leaks Bureau Of Justice Database Anonymous Leaks Bureau Of Justice Database
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Aside from a few international operations and participating in the NATO protests currently happening in Chicago, Anonymous has been pretty quiet. That all changed today as Anonymous has leaked the database for the Bureau of Justice. The 1.7 GB file …

Price Fixing, Razor Blades, and Steve Jobs’ Bad Idea Price Fixing, Razor Blades, and Steve Jobs’ Bad Idea

Shaylin Clark reported here on the Department of Justice suit against Apple, and five major publishing houses over price-fixing allegations. Three of the five publishing houses have agreed to settle out of court. Clark summed up the basics of the …

How Google’s Drug Money Has Been Divided Up How Google’s Drug Money Has Been Divided Up

Yesterday, we reported that the $500 million Google forfeited last year as the result of a settlement with the Justice Department in relation to ads for Canadian pharmacies, would be divided up among the law enforcement agencies involved in the …

Google’s Drug Money About To Get Divided Up Among Law Enforcement Google’s Drug Money About To Get Divided Up Among Law Enforcement

Last August, the United States Department of Justice announced that Google would forfeit $500 million for allowing Canadian pharmacies to place ads through AdWords, targeting consumers in the U.S. This was deemed “unlawful importation of controlled and non-controlled prescription drugs …

Facebook Not Suing Over Employee Password Scandal Facebook Not Suing Over Employee Password Scandal

When Facebook came out on the side of employees and job seekers who did not want to reveal their passwords to prying employers, people cheered. The company that is increasingly seen as in control of far more personal info than …

AT&T Responds To DOJ Lawsuit, Denies Wrongdoing AT&T Responds To DOJ Lawsuit, Denies Wrongdoing

Earlier this afternoon we brought you news that the U.S. Department of Justice had filed a lawsuit against AT&T. The complaint alleges that AT&T has overbilled for IP Relay calls. The calls, which are designed to allow hearing- and speech-impaired …

Poolmageddon Gets A 60 Day Stay Of Execution

The completely outrageous act by the Department of Justice that people have labeled “PoolMageddon”, has been issued a 60 day stay of executive . The American with Disabilities move would have forced hunders of thousands of pools “to supply a …

Poolmageddon: Trial Lawyers Might Get $45 Million Back from Obama Administration Poolmageddon: Trial Lawyers Might Get $45 Million Back from Obama Administration
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Eric Holder is one of the leaders of President Obama’s Department of Justice (DOJ) and he has been issuing “guidelines” that businesses must follow to comply with a multitude of the nation’s civil rights laws. Holder has been proactive about …

Google’s Motorola Mobility Acquisition Approved By Justice Department Google’s Motorola Mobility Acquisition Approved By Justice Department
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Earlier, we reported that Google had won approval from the European Commission for its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility. Now, the United States Department of Justice has granted its approval as well. Now things should start getting interesting. The …

DOJ vs. Anonymous: Who’s Tricking Who? DOJ vs. Anonymous: Who’s Tricking Who?
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With Anonymous’ #OpMegaUpload in full swing, it’s time to ask ourselves an important question: Who actually has the upper hand in this “battle” – the U.S. Government or Anonymous? You’re probably aware that the DOJ delivered a blow on Thursday …

Department of Justice Site Down, Anonymous Takes Credit Department of Justice Site Down, Anonymous Takes Credit
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More analysis of the Department of Justice vs. Anonymous – Who’s Tricking Who? UPDATE 3: Down go the RIAA and the MPAA’s sites as well. The DOJ’s website (www.justice.gov) is currently down, and Anonymous (or at least some arm of …

AT&T/T-Mobile Deal: DEAD AT&T/T-Mobile Deal: DEAD
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As if its DOA status wasn’t already apparent to anybody who’s paid attention to the issue in the past month or so, the prospective merger between AT&T and T-Mobile has gone the way of the dinosaur. AT&T toe-tagged the deal …

DoJ Pushes To Delay Or Dismiss AT&T, T-Mobile Trial DoJ Pushes To Delay Or Dismiss AT&T, T-Mobile Trial
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Let’s play a game: Pretend you’re AT&T. Your subscribers think you’re the pits and everybody’s making it next-to-impossible for you to acquire your competitor, T-Mobile. In short, it doesn’t seem like anybody really likes you these days. What can you …