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To: Zoltan! who wrote (253)1/30/2002 5:47:14 PM
From: FR1  Read Replies (1) | Respond to of 277
Now that I think about, I actually heard some of the testimony.
It didn't look good for DISH then.
Small players were on hand to point out all the problems.

What I don't understand is why people think it will be any different with Murdoch.

Murdoch doesn't take prisoners.

You will get just as much of a monopoly or duopoly when you give everything to him. Maybe worse.

To: Zoltan! who wrote (253)1/30/2002 8:30:27 PM
From: Lee L.  Read Replies (1) | Respond to of 277
"Now, I think that there is less than a one-in-three chance," Mr. Cleland said yesterday. "This is not a close call. It's over the line of almost any traditional antitrust analysis."

This is one guy's opinion. It's a little to soon to 'toast' the deal.