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Friday, November 20, 2009

Justice Department brings anit-trust action against AT&T
JURIST Staff at 12:01 AM ET

On November 20, 1974, the Department of Justice files its final anti-trust suit against AT&T. United States v. AT&T was ultimately settled out of court with an agreement that the corporation would break up its monopoly on phone service throughout the country.


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