Comcast Labelled ‘Orwellian’ After Saying NBC Deal Will Benefit Public


Policy Counsel
Senior Director of Federal Policy and the Washington Office


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Comcast, the nation’s largest cable company, filed documents with the federal government Thursday arguing that its proposed merger with storied entertainment giant NBC Universal will benefit the public. But that claim was immediately denounced by critics, including one consumer advocacy group that called the cable giant’s argument “positively Orwellian.”