Md. Class Latest To Sue Comcast Over Set-Top Boxes

Law360, New York (September 3, 2009, 1:55 PM EDT) -- A group of Maryland Comcast Corp. subscribers has become the latest to join multidistrict litigation accusing the cable service provider of violating state and federal antitrust laws by illegally tying its premium services to the rental of set-top boxes.

Maryland resident Kimberly Bryant hit Comcast with a putative class action Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, seeking class certification for the thousands of Maryland residents who have subscribed to Comcast's premium cable television services and been forced to pay a...
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