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  1. Justice Department Sues To Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger

    September 01, 2011 7:30 AM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department took the unusual step Wednesday to try to block AT&T's $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile USA, arguing that the proposed merger would lead to higher wireless prices, less innovation and fewer choices ...

  2. U.S. Indicts Four In Concert Tickets Scheme

    March 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Four people were indicted for illegally buying and then reselling tickets to sought-after shows like Bruce Springsteen, Hannah Montana and Bon Jovi concerts as well as top Broadway shows and baseball games, the Justice Department said on Monday. T ...

  3. Justice Dept. To Probe Live Nation, Ticketmaster Deal

    February 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Justice Department says it will investigate the proposed merger of ticketing giant Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc. with Live Nation Inc. Department spokeswoman Gina Talamona said Wednesday the department will vigorously enforce antitrust laws ...

  4. Sirius, XM Merger Approved By DOJ

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sirius Satellite Radio's $5 billion buyout of rival XM Satellite Radio received the Justice Department's green light Monday as government lawyers found that the combined company competes against a broad universe of electronic entertainme ...

  5. Ashcroft Holds Student IP Forum

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Event aims to educate on copyright issues. A week after recommending ramped-up enforcement against intellectual property theft, Attorney General John Ashcroft hosted an educational forum for more than 100 students in Washington, D.C. Participants ...