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Can't wait to see Randy crying like a s*****'Girl

The feds' lawsuit over Dodgers channel will make it harder for AT&T to buy Time Warner

Opponents of AT&T’s deal to buy Time Warner said the collusion suit was another reason for regulators to reject the deal. Above, an AT&T store in New York

AT&T Inc.’s hopes of completing its $85.4-billion purchase of Time Warner Inc. depends on convincing federal regulators that they should allow one of the nation’s telecommunications giants to become even bigger.

Getting hit with a collusion lawsuit doesn’t help make that case, particularly for a deal that already has drawn bipartisan criticism, antitrust experts and consumer advocates said.

The Department of Justice on Wednesday sued AT&T’s DirecTV unit, alleging it was “the ringleader” in unlawful efforts to prevent widespread carriage of the SportsNet LA television channel owned by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Making matter worse for AT&T, the Justice Department is the same agency that must review the Time Warner deal to make sure it passes antitrust muster.

“All things being equal, you don’t want to be sued by the DOJ when you’re trying to get a merger approved by the DOJ,” said John Bergmayer, senior counsel at digital rights group Public Knowledge. “I don’t think it helps them.” Not happening

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Ah aha ha, the DTV is getting pricier by the day, in the RED

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It means that this "s---er." Needs to "pay up." he made a made a bad bet and he wa not was tricked, and now he has to pay for it

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I get that you hate Randall, but blaming him for this is ignorant. The alleged incident occurred prior to the T takeover of DTV.

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Failed Tmobile deal, and now this. Good job Randall !

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May be he can start do his own reality show" vives and butthead "

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Come on you're discounting Randy's ability to sell. His a masterful spin doctor.

Don't count this merger out just yet. I beleive there's a few hat tricks coming.

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