ACA: DOJ Needs to Keep Leash on Comcast/NBCU

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The American Cable Association called on the Justice Department to open an antitrust investigation into Comcast-NBCUniversal. It would be a way to keep Justice overseeing the company after the conditions DOJ imposed on the merger expired earlier in 2018. ACA is saying the government still needs a leash on the company.  Comcast-NBCU says the ACA's call is meritless and "constitutes an inappropriate attempt to gain leverage in the commercial marketplace." But President Donald Trump, who is no fan of NBC News or most big media companies with news operations that have reported critically on him, took note of the ACA letter in a tweet:

American Cable Association has big problems with Comcast. They say that Comcast routinely violates Antitrust Laws. “These guys are acting much worse, and have much more potential for damage to consumers, than anything AT&T-Time Warner would do.” Charlie Gasparino

ACA: DOJ Needs to Keep Leash on Comcast/NBCU Small cable companies want DOJ to reinvestigate Comcast’s merger with NBC (Washington Post) Comcast uses NBC to harm other cable companies, rivals say (Ars Technica) Comcast should be investigated for antitrust violations, say small cable companies (Vox) President Trump turns attention to Comcast over alleged antitrust violations (The Hill)