Judge says AT&T can move forward with its $85B merger with Time Warner

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9to5Mac—A federal juge ruled on Tuesday that AT&T can proceed with its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner. Judge Richard Leon ruled the deal is legal and he did not impose any conditions on the merger. Today’s ruling comes as part of the antitrust lawsuit levied by the Justice Department last year. more…

Federal judge rules AT&T CAN move forward with its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner. The ruling brings an end to a six-week antitrust trial in which U.S. regulators argued that the $85 billion deal would give AT&T undue leverage against rival cable providers.