DOJ’s Dodgers Info-Sharing Case Is Flimsy, DirecTV Says

Law360, Fort Wayne (January 11, 2017, 4:37 PM EST) -- DirecTV and AT&T asked a California federal judge Wednesday to dismiss the U.S. Department of Justice’s allegations that it blocked many Los Angeles Dodgers fans from watching their team on TV by exchanging sensitive information on negotiations with rivals, saying the government’s case against it was weak.

The DOJ’s claims rest on narrow allegations that DirecTV Group Holdings Inc. inked separate bilateral agreements with Cox Communications Inc., Charter Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc. to share information on negotiations with Time Warner Cable over carrying a Dodgers-only...
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