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U.S.: Postal Service says antitrust exemption dooms tying suit

 |  September 27, 2012

The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday asked a Colorado federal judge to throw out a class action that claims it violates antitrust law by forcing contracted post offices to buy mailing labels from a designated vendor, arguing that it is not subject to competition laws. The postal service can only be sued for antitrust violations in areas where it offers a product that competes with private sellers like FedEx Corp. and United Parcel Service Inc., its lawyers said in a brief.

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