Cox Faces Renewed Class Cert. Bid In Set-Top Box MDL

Law360, New York (January 9, 2012, 1:37 PM EST) -- Plaintiffs accusing Cox Communications Inc. of illegally tying its set-top boxes to its cable services asked an Oklahoma federal judge Friday to reconsider certifying the multidistrict litigation as a class action, claiming the cable provider withheld key evidence in the case.

U.S. District Judge Robin J. Cauthron denied a group of Cox customers' bid to certify the litigation as a nationwide class action in late December, ruling that local differences in the competitive landscape made it impossible to determine the company's competitive standing based on evidence...
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