Politics at Play | Regulation Concerns for Microsoft x Activision (VL612)Vote
Activision Blizzard's year of news appearances is almost unbelievable, but perhaps none more so than the announcement that Microsoft and Xbox is purchasing them for just under $70 BILLION in cash.
But while some have dismissed concerns that federal regulators like the FTC or DOJ could come calling, a look at the political environment of 2022 might give some a moment of pause.
Political agencies act with political motivations...in Virtual Legality.
#Activision #Microsoft #Antitrust
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