• Lawsuit May Put DirecTV’s MLB and NHL Subscription Packages on Thin Ice

    Class action suits filed against Major League Baseball (MLB), the National Hockey League (NHL), Comcast and DirecTV for alleged violations of antitrust laws survived motions to dismiss, and now seek to overcome the class certification hurdle.  If...

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  • DOJ Wins Anti-Competitive Case against AmEx over Merchant Steering Rules

    U.S. District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis ruled that American Express Co.’s anti-steering rules were anti-competitive and violated antitrust law by restricting merchants from encouraging consumers from using other credit card brands. The U.S. Department of Justice also...

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  • Google May Face FTC Antitrust Inquiry on Advertising Business

    In an article published on Bloomberg, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) may initiate an antitrust probe into Google’s display advertisement business.  The FTC is currently examining whether Google took advantage of its dominant position in this market...

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  • Microsoft (MSFT) Fined $731 Million for Violating E.U. Settlement

    Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) was fined $731 million, or 561 million euros, by the European Commission for not providing a variety of Internet browsers in its Windows operating system, a legally required obligation that has been in effect...

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