Cable Online Video Spurs Call For Antitrust Inquiry

Law360, New York (January 4, 2010, 3:29 PM EST) -- A coalition of consumer advocacy groups on Monday sent a letter to federal antitrust authorities accusing a group of cable giants, including Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Inc., of conspiring to crush Internet competition with new online video services for their subscribers.

The letter calls on officials from the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, Federal Communications Commission and U.S. House of Representatives and Senate Commerce and Judiciary committees to launch formal antitrust investigations into TV Everywhere, an industrywide initiative spearheaded by Comcast and Time...
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