Comment On Federal Antitrust Probe Could Benefit Consumers

Federal antitrust probe could benefit consumers

The Department of Justice has launched an antitrust investigation to determine whether Comcast and other cable television companies are illegally stifling competition from online video providers, such as Hulu and Netflix, The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg News reported Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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    04/7/2014 - 4:24 am | View Link
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  • Netflix packets being dropped every day because Verizon wants more money
    Verizon wants to be paid by consumers and Cogent, but Cogent refuses to pay.        
    02/21/2014 - 2:25 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • WiFi speed could soon get faster
    Qualcomm will sell MU-MIMO-enabled chips for wireless routers, smartphones, tablets and other consumer electronics. The technology is likely to benefit defense networking as well.
    04/14/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Apple Inc. and antitrust: More proof that the U.S. federal government is anti-consumer
    Macmillan CEO blasts U.S. DOJ; gov’t on verge of killing real competition for appearance of competition – April 11, 2012 U.S. DOJ hits Apple, major publishers with antitrust lawsuit, alleges collusion on eBook prices – April 11, 2012
    07/15/2013 - 3:24 am | View Link
  • Google faces second federal antitrust probe over web display advertising after complaints from rivals
    U.S. regulators are in the early stages of an antitrust probe into whether Google Inc, the top player in online display advertising, breaks antitrust laws in how it handles some advertising sales, a source told Reuters on Thursday. The source said that it ...
    05/23/2013 - 6:09 pm | View Link
  • Google Cleared by Federal Trade Commission in Antitrust Probe
    "Consumers benefit from more choices in the search marketplace competing ... "Google often says that the antitrust offences with which it has been charged cause no harm to consumers," wrote Heiner. "Google is wrong about that. "In this instance, for ...
    01/3/2013 - 6:01 am | View Link
  • Small Banks Charging More Than Competitors After Debit Reform, Says Federal Trade Commission Report
    “The FTC report confirms what merchants have been saying all along, that after the reforms small banks and credit union would not only not be harmed by debit but also would benefit from ... Visa revealed a DOJ antitrust probe into one of its newly ...
    12/26/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Ocwen Financial Under Federal Investigation
    Atlanta-based Ocwen Financial Corporation (NYSE: OCN), one of the largest home-loan servicers in the country, is under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission ...
    04/18/2014 - 7:33 am | View Website
  • Federal Trade Commission | Protecting America's Consumers
    Information on how to file a complaint, consumer protection, antitrust, legal framework, news releases, mission statement, recent decisions, rules and other official ...
    04/18/2014 - 2:39 am | View Website
  • United States v. Microsoft Corp.
    United States v. Microsoft Corporation (2001) is a US antitrust law case, ultimately settled by the Department of Justice, where Microsoft Corporation was accused of ...
    04/17/2014 - 11:48 pm | View Website
  • An Antitrust Primer for Federal Law Enforcement Personnel ...
    AN ANTITRUST PRIMER FOR FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL. INTRODUCTION (1) The purpose of this Primer is to provide federal law enforcement personnel with a quick ...
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