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Justice Department, AT&T-Time Warner Outline Strategies in Pre-Trial Briefs

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice plans to argue that AT&T’s proposed merger with Time Warner will harm the competition, including that the merged company will have the incentive to coordinate with Comcast to withhold content from nascent online rivals. That was one of a number of lines of argument featured in a pre-trial brief filed late Friday, and immediately ...

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Turner CEO John Martin: DOJ to Lose Case Against AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Turner chairman and CEO John Martin seemed very confident that the merger between AT&T and Time Warner is going to go through during his on-stage appearance at Recode’s Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, Calif. Tuesday. “It is a massive misallocation of resources and capital to fight this thing,” Martin said about the Department Of Justice’s (DOJ) lawsuit against the ...

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Justice Department to Sue to Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice has scheduled an afternoon press call to announce a lawsuit to block AT&T’s plans to merge with Time Warner, according to a source familiar with the matter. The lawsuit will be filed Monday afternoon, the source said. The DOJ was holding a press call with reporters on Monday afternoon to discuss an antitrust matter.

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Antitrust Chief Offers Hints of Why AT&T-Time Warner Merger Approval Hit a Snag

WASHINGTON — Makan Delrahim, who leads the antitrust division at the Department of Justice, offered some clues on Thursday as to how he views the proposed merger of AT&T-Time Warner and other major transactions. AT&T appears to be facing major roadblocks in its effort to secure government approval of the $ 85 billion merger, as the Justice Department has

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