Wal-Mart, Netflix Face New Claims Over DVD Sales

Law360, New York (July 23, 2009, 5:58 PM EDT) -- Netflix Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. — already facing a putative class action claiming that they colluded to divide the rental and retail markets for DVDs, driving up Netflix subscription prices — have been hit with new claims that the alleged scheme allowed Wal-Mart to overcharge for DVD sales.

Plaintiff Carla Spears filed an amended class action complaint Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, claiming that Wal-Mart and Netflix conspired to stay out of each other's way, giving Netflix unchallenged...
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