DOJ Fighting to Stop AT&T-Time Warner Merger

The Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division filed notice Thursday that it will appeal federal District Judge Richard Leon’s ruling allowing telecom giant AT&T and content creator Time Warner’s merger to go through.

An AT&T store is seen on 5th Avenue in New York on October 23, 2016. AT&T unveiled a mega-deal for Time Warner that would transform the telecom giant into a media-entertainment powerhouse positioned for a sector facing major technology changes. The stock-and-cash deal is valued at $108.7 billion including debt, …

Federal Judge to Decide if AT&T Can Buy Time Warner

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon’s is planning to announce Tuesday in a federal court in Washington, D.C. his decision on whether AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner can move forward. The announcement is scheduled for 4 P.M. Tuesday.

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Exclusive — Conservative Leaders Demand Jeff Sessions Intervene in Disney-Fox Merger over ‘Harmful and Explicit Content’ Concerns

Several top conservative movement leaders are pressing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to intervene in a proposed Disney merger with 21st Century Fox over concerns that the resulting essentially monopolistic control of content creation in one company would produce even more “harmful and explicit content” inappropriate for children and families.

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U.S Sues to Block AT&T-Time Warner Mega Merger

DOJ’s Antitrust division, under the leadership of just-confirmed Assistant Attorney General Makan Delhrahim, announced Monday it would file suit to stop the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner.

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