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Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are pledging close scrutiny of a proposed $45 billion merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable.
Critics like Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) say the merger is likely to leave people with higher bills and poorer service.
Senate Commerce Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va) said after the deal was announced that it “raises serious questions that deserve thorough scrutiny.”
reply to post by neo96
The difference is that;
With businesses, you don't have to buy their product.
With politicians, you are forced to "buy" through legislation.
What ever happened to the Anti Monopoly Laws?
Id say they are damn noncompetitive, its nice to see that for what ever reason (probably a competing lobbying interest) its being fought.