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Viamedia Asks SCOTUS Not to Touch Antitrust Suit Against Comcast

Nov. 3, 2020, 9:07 PM

Viamedia Inc. urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to shut down its monopolization lawsuit against Comcast Corp. over the TV ad placement market, saying a federal appeals court “meticulously followed” case law in greenlighting claims that the telecom ended their business deals for anti-competitive reasons.

“The appeals court adhered rigorously to this court’s precedents, decided no issue in conflict with any other circuit, and broke no new antitrust ground,” Viamedia says in a brief filed Tuesday. “Comcast does not and cannot claim that this case-specific holding is in tension with any decision of this court.”

Comcast asked the justices to ...