Tag Archive: cable

Apr 09 2014

Say NO to Comcast merger

The Senate Judiciary Committee is set to scrutinize the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger began on Wednesday — and 400,000 Americans have already signed petitions urging Washington to reject the deal. The petitions, organized by public interest groups Common Cause, Consumers Union, Daily Kos, Demand Progress, Free Press and Working Families, will be delivered to …

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Aug 08 2013

Unfit to Print: Suddenly, all self-respecting billionaires need to own at least one newspaper.

What’s the hottest trend among men who have it all? writing essays for money Buying islands and Picassos is out. Buying newspapers is in. We’re not talking about subscriptions here. All self-respecting billionaires should own at least one newspaper, preferably a big one. Within a single week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos agreed to spend $250 …

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Apr 17 2012

High-speed collusion

Verizon wants to ink cartel-like deals with a cabal of cable companies — its former competitors — to resell each other’s products. By Joel Kelsey The iPad3. The Kindle Fire. The Galaxy Nexus. It seems like every few months an amazing new wireless device is unveiled. Consumers benefit from all this wireless innovation. However, the …

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