Those who demand a revival of antitrust regulation to "promote competition" may not realize that they're inciting a revival of cronyism to suppress competition.
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Legislators on a crusade against monopolies should tackle occupational licensing boards before they target Big Tech.
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In the name of fostering innovation and choice, the bill would accomplish neither.
Federal subsidies for higher education lead to market distortions that affect financially needy students.
For decades, libertarians have focused on illiberalism coming from the political left. But authoritarianism has taken root among many conservatives across the world.
Amazon promotes products that mimic its competition? Welcome to more than a century of American retail practices.
The Prohibition-era three-tier system is causing consolidation, not the market.
"Maybe one billionaire with a penchant for destroying democracies shouldn’t be allowed to own so much of the internet," says the representative from New York.
The Reason senior editor argues that attempts to break up tech giants and rein in social media are based on flawed arguments.
An onslaught of antitrust and data-security crackdowns have threatened the country's biggest ride-sharing platforms, cryptocurrency exchanges, and messaging services.
Today's antitrust activists forget that big companies with significant market share come and go.
New empirical research suggests the answer is yes.
Joe Biden's Executive Order on 'Promoting Competition' Covers Everything From Farmers Markets to Net Neutrality
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Taken together, these six measures would have a major impact on the way we shop, chat, and otherwise go about our business online.
In many professional arenas, Wu's swings and misses would have consequences. In Wu's case, it landed him an advisory role in the Biden administration.
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"The NCAA is not above the law," wrote Justice Brett Kavanaugh in a fiery concurring opinion.
The unanimous ruling could pave the way for greatly expanded compensation for college athletes.
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"Hospitals cannot agree to cap nurses' income in order to create a 'purer' form of helping the sick. News organizations cannot join forces to curtail pay to reporters to preserve a 'tradition' of public-minded journalism."
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A new antitrust suit targets third-party seller agreements.
A member of the board (and a Cato Institute vice president) defends the controversial decision to kick the former president off the social media platform.
"It's very obvious that nobody involved in [the bill] consulted a First Amendment lawyer," says TechFreedom's Berin Szóka.
By invoking the magic of good intentions, the Times justifies the U.S. acting like Russia and China.
This tech/media fight down under is not about democracy or monopolies. It’s about ad revenue.
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Amazon denies any impropriety in its decision to suspend the Twitter alternative, dismissing the suit as "meritless."
After a 16-month investigation into the big four tech companies, it seems the most that congressional busybodies can accuse them of is routine business practices and having popular services.
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If the lawsuit were to succeed, it would hurt the people it seeks to help.
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It's hard to take seriously complaints that there are no alternatives to Facebook when they're made on Twitter.
The government is going after Google not to stop consumer harm but to level the business playing field.
Government claims Google uses its power to force users and advertisers on board. Google says that its popularity is not anticompetitive.
Enforcement is supposed to be about protecting "consumer welfare." Overturning that goal would be bad for all of us.
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