Mar 22, 2024 - News

The Tea: The ACC sues Clemson

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๐Ÿˆ The Atlantic Coast Conference filed a counter lawsuit against Clemson in a North Carolina court, saying the school is breaking its agreements with the league by challenging its exit fees and contract that binds members through their media rights. (Associated Press)

  • Clemson's lawsuit โ€”ย which could tear apart the league โ€”ย claims the ACC's $140 million exit fee is "unconscionably high" and "unenforceable."

๐Ÿจ A hotel developer is seeking a 12-story rezoning for a property at 3102 Kelley Austin Dr., near WakeMed Raleigh. (Triangle Business Journal ๐Ÿ”’)

๐Ÿ’ป A computer glitch accidentally allowed about 2,150 people across North Carolina to get their drivers licenses renewed online when by law they needed to visit a DMV office in person. (News & Observer ๐Ÿ”’)

๐ŸŽ The U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil antitrust lawsuit against Apple in federal court Thursday, accusing it of illegally maintaining a monopoly in the smartphone market. (Axios)

  • Cary-based Epic Games pursued an antitrust lawsuit against the iPhone maker for several years โ€” though its efforts were mostly rebuffed by the courts.

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