LaminatorX writes: "Reuters reports that Time Warner Cable has accepted a $45.2bn buyout offer from Comcast. This comes after fending off a previous offer from rival Charter Communications. Should the deal pass regulatory scrutiny, the combined giant would be a player in 19 of the top 20 U.S. media markets."
There's a nice article on Arstechnica [arstechnica.com] about the ISPs fighting to prevent municipalities from being able to do their own broadband. This looks like one more step toward the total monopoly the cable companies would like.
I like to think I'm a hard core capitalist but I'm hoping the SEC or somebody will stop this.