AT&T’s $86 billion merger with Time Warner will result in higher rates and competition issues, but thanks to lobbying and weakened antitrust oversight, government can’t do a damn thing about it.
The settlement with Charter Spectrum is the largest consumer refund from an ISP in the US.
The bill would negate many of the competitive advantages AT&T is trying to get with its Time Warner takeover.
America's weak regulatory system presents MERGER MANIA: A dystopian thriller about corporate dominance of the internet.
America's antitrust rules have no good mechanism for dealing with what will happen when big telecom uses the end of net neutrality for uncompetitive practices.
AT&T's win in court means a telecom conglomerate may soon own CNN, HBO, TBS, and a host of movie franchises.
New Yorkers hate Time Warner so much, it brings them together.
The issue of First Amendment free speech protections is now front and center.
But public interest groups warn that media consolidation usually leads to higher prices.