SAN FRANCISCO — An antitrust class action against Netflix Inc. over claims it colluded with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to divide up the market has met its death.
U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton on Tuesday granted summary judgment in favor of Netlix, finding that class members did not personally pay higher prices for subscriptions as a result of any deal between Netflix and Wal-Mart, and that plaintiffs didn’t show they would have paid lower prices absent the agreement. There was no triable issue of fact, Hamilton said.
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