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'300,000 and Counting': Diverse Coalition Condemns Mega Cable Merger


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'300,000 and Counting': Diverse Coalition Condemns Mega Cable Merger

Nika Knight

As Charter Communications, the fourth largest cable company in the U.S., continues to pursue its $80 billion takeover of fellow cable giants Time Warner Cable and Bright House, on Thursday a coalition of media justice, Internet rights and public interest groups delivered to the FCC over 300,000 comments in opposition to the merger.


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"Free Speech" only for the rich!

"Free market" only for monopolies!


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The Obama Administration has been very supportive of mergers to the extent that we now have too-big-to-fail drug and insurance companies in addition to Walmart and the Wall Street Banks being too-big-to-fail.


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