Liberty Global looks at German Vodafone alliance

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Liberty Global has effectively encouraged Vodafone to consider taking over its German cable business, arguing that the competition watchdogs would probably not oppose such a deal which would enable Vodafone to create a nationwide German cable giant through the merger of its subsidiary Kabel Deutschland with Liberty Global’s Unitymedia Kabel BW.

Netflix sued in France

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France’s Association for the Protection of Consumers and Users (CLCV) has sued Netflix on the grounds that it is not complying with French consumer law. In a statement, it says that it has made a submission against the US company to the Paris Court for what it describes as “malicious and illegal clauses”.