A group of antitrust experts spanning the country, from Harvard to Stanford and plenty of places in between, has asked the FCC to block the Comcast and Time Warner Cable union. In a letter, the experts urge the FCC to act to to “protect competition and consumers” by preventing the merger before it happens.
DSL Reports points to the letter (PDF). In it, the experts focus on four major buckets of issues, but they all boil down to one core idea about broadband competition.
Namely: there is already isn’t really any, and the merger will make it worse.
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