Common Cause’s Todd O’Boyle joined us today to discuss the proposed merger between cable giants Comcast and Time Warner. The resulting behemoth would have untold power over cable prices and internet content. Is this what the country really wants? Will the government ever allow it? The answers to these questions are important and rather disturbing. Under existing law, there’s nothing to stop internet providers from filter out sites that they find objectionable for any reason. Giving them more power just seems wrong.
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