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Hazlett on NAB Effort to Suppress Satellite Radio

A Miami Herald commentary maintaining that the National Association of Broadcasters is attempting to use government regulation to crush competition in its efforts to block the merger of XM and Sirius satellite radio carries the remarks of Professor Tom Hazlett, who also questions the NAB's motivation.

"If you're an anti-trust enforcer and you see that all the competitors are banding together to oppose a merger in the name of 'public interest,' it's pretty easy to figure out that the truth is exactly the opposite," states Hazlett.

Satellite Radio/Commentary: Money, not outrage, fuels anti-merger fight, Miami Herald, February 22, 2006. By Glenn Garvin.

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