Monday, March 27, 2006

Doing the Market's Job

In case you hadn't already realized that the 1998 antitrust suit against Microsoft by the federal government was bunk and motivated almost purely by politics, here's an article from today's NY Times that nicely demonstrates how big so-called monopolies in competetive industries fall victim to their own size with stifiled innovation and inefficiencies. But hey, those politicos got to say they were doing something, at least - what they were doing just happened to be hurting a successful company rather than letting the market sort it out.


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