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Re: FCC rejects EchoStar/DirecTV merger 4-0

-- Matthew Osborne <mattosborne1976@yahoo.com> wrote:
> I find Michael Powell's comment in this article
> interesting.  Here he states that this potential
> merger goes against competition and would create a
> regulated monopoly instead.  And therefore, the
> merger
> plan was refused.  But yet, over on the radio side
> of
> things, he seems to carry a totally different
> attitude
> and approach, supporting mega-corporate takeovers
> and
> mergers, and encouraging similar deals such as this
> to
> occur.  

There is a major difference between one company
controlling an entire medium and what is going on in

-- Dan Billings, Bowdoinham, Maine

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