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Verizon-AOL Merger Makes No Sense


Verizon-AOL Merger Makes No Sense

Free Press

WASHINGTON - Verizon Communications plans to buy AOL for $4.4 billion, according to a report in Tuesday's Wall Street Journal. The deal is the telecom giant's latest bid to expand its business to include mobile video and advertising services. If finalized, Verizon would also take control of AOL's online news sites, including Engadget, The Huffington Post and TechCrunch.

Free Press Research Director S. Derek Turner made the following statement: