VIDEO MAP SEEN STABLE AS MUSIC ALTERS TUNE

The precedent-setting decision by five big record companies last month to stop the practice of imposing a "minimum advertising price," or MAP, on CDs raises the question as to whether the Federal Trade Commission will now turn its attention from music to home video in its investigation into price-fixing.FTC chairman Robert Pitofsky, Washington, said industries with similar pricing requirements could

The precedent-setting decision by five big record companies last month to stop the practice of imposing a "minimum advertising price," or MAP, on CDs raises the question as to whether the Federal Trade Commission will now turn its attention from music to home video in its investigation into price-fixing.

FTC chairman Robert Pitofsky, Washington, said industries with similar pricing requirements could look forward to similar investigations by antitrust enforcers.

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