MLB, Comcast Hit With Antitrust Suit Over Game Packages

Law360, New York (May 9, 2012, 10:33 PM EDT) -- A handful of avid baseball fans on Wednesday launched a putative class action against Major League Baseball Enterprises Inc. and several cable and Internet providers, including Comcast Corp. and Directv LLC, claiming their live-game video offerings violate antitrust laws.

The plaintiffs claim that the league, its teams and the Internet and cable providers they do business with have created an illegal monopoly over the availability of live games for fans to watch online or on television that allows them to jack up prices to their liking...
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