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Microsoft-Activision deal challenge from gamers needs redraft, US judge says

By Michael Acton
  • 16 Mar 2023 22:12
  • 16 Mar 2023 22:12
Gamers challenging Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard will need to redraft their complaint, the California federal judge in the case said today following a hearing on the tech giant’s motion to have it dismissed.

In a back-and-forth with lawyers for the plaintiffs, US District Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley raised concerns about a lack

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Michael Acton

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Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

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