Thursday Dec 22, 2022

COUP AT THE FTC? | Xbox, Activision, and a Speculative NY Post (VL750)

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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*** CHAPTERS 00:00 Introduction 1:17 Microsoft is Ready to Fight (Bloomberg) 6:01 The FTC's...State of Play 11:23 Back to Bloomberg 17:48 FTC Problems 23:14 Rift at the FTC (NYP) 45:38 CWA and Conclusion

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*** Discussed in this episode:

PLAYLIST https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1zDCgJzZUy_vBs7Qt9-ROfumOtIrSdP8

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/

FTC https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Trade_Commission

CWA MESSAGE https://twitter.com/CWAUnion/status/1599805950244065280

*** "Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).

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DISCUSSION IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE. INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN THE LEGAL TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS VIDEO SHOULD CONSULT WITH THEIR OWN COUNSEL.

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