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Winning By Losing: The AT&T Settlement and Its Impact on Telecommunications

@article{Macavoy1983WinningBL,
  title={Winning By Losing: The AT\&T Settlement and Its Impact on Telecommunications},
  author={P. W. Macavoy and K. Robinson},
  journal={Yale Journal on Regulation},
  year={1983},
  volume={1},
  pages={2}
}
On January 8, 1982, Assistant Attorney General William F. Baxter and Charles L. Brown, chairman of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T or Bell), jointly announced settlement of the government's 1974 antitrust suit against AT&T and its affiliates.1 The settlement, as approved by Judge Harold Greene," required AT&T to divest its local Bell operating companies and satisfied virtually all of the demands for structural relief made at trial by the Department of Justice (DOJ or… Expand
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