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U.S. Sen. Al Franken has written to Netflix asking its opinion on Comcast’s efforts to buy Time Warner Cable, implying that Netflix is a good indicator of the potential consumer and content harms of the deal. In his letter, Franken touches on peering challenge, noting that Comcast implied that it was no big thing in its hearing before the Senate Judiciary committee. Since Netflix wasn’t at the hearing, perhaps Sen. Franken just wants to get Netflix’s comments on the record. And while, we aren’t Netflix, if Sen. Franken is interested, here’s how we think regulators should view the deal.

  1. 76% percent of the country covered (owned) by one cable company, bad idea.

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  2. According to Comcast statement that they will sell around three million of its subscribers to another cable operator. Comcast Corporation talks with Charter Communications to sell its cable assets of $18 billion.http://goo.gl/FpyluR

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  3. According to Comcast statement that they will sell around three million of its subscribers to another cable operator. Comcast Corporation talks with Charter Communications to sell its cable assets of $18 billion. Read More http://goo.gl/FpyluR

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