AT&T Says DOJ Shouldn't Share FCC Data In Merger Suit

Law360, New York (November 18, 2011, 10:18 PM EST) -- AT&T Inc. on Friday blasted the U.S. Department of Justice's attempt to share Federal Communications Commission data with outside lawyers to bolster the government's antitrust challenge to AT&T's proposed $39 billion acquisition of rival T-Mobile USA Inc.

On Wednesday, prosecutors asked leave to show AT&T and T-Mobile's models and other materials submitted to the FCC as part of that agency's review of the proposed merger. The government said discussing the factual assumptions underlying the companies' models would enable the government to present focused testimony related to...
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