Microsoft x Activision may well prove the longest playlist on this channel, as the news simply won't stop.
Now, the NY Post has reported a defection at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), but what does that mean for the deal and the agency?
And can we really trust their reporting?
Slaughter vs Khan sounds like a WWE matchup...in Virtual Legality.
#Microsoft #Xbox #Activision
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ARTICLES https://nypost.com/2022/12/04/rift-at-ftc-stirs-hope-for-microsofts-69b-activision-merger/ https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-12-02/microsoft-is-ready-to-fight-for-its-69-billion-activision-deal https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-07-29/ftc-s-khan-overruled-staff-to-sue-meta-over-virtual-reality-deal https://www.politico.com/news/2022/08/08/ftc-commissioner-noah-phillips-step-down-00050293 https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/08/10/ftc-vacancy-may-show-how-forcefully-republicans-will-target-tech-giants/ https://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/3671642-the-case-against-the-ftc/
LAW https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/15/41 https://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/mission/enforcement-authority https://www.scotusblog.com/2022/11/justices-seem-receptive-to-opening-up-early-challenges-to-agency-proceedings/
CWA MESSAGE https://twitter.com/CWAUnion/status/1599805950244065280
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