Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Twitter are in the federal government's crosshairs, but the technology necessary to undermine their dominance may already exist.
Donald Trump, Elizabeth Warren, and "hipster antitrust" scholars and activists say big tech companies need to be broken up. Economist Tom Hazlett says they're wrong.
Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook are all in the federal government’s crosshairs.
Both Democrats and Republicans are cheerleading for government action against Facebook, Google, Amazon, and the rest, but Americans should be skeptical.
Bill de Blasio: "We are supposed to break up big corporations when they're not serving our democracy."
Consolidation in hospital markets is one cause of rising healthcare costs.
Being a big company is not a crime. What problem are we trying to fix?
The "blogfather" once touted the internet as the antidote to Big Government, Big Business, and Big Media. Now he wants the feds to crack down on social media.
The Supreme Court's dueling opinions in Apple, Inc. v. Pepper raise interesting questions about textualist statutory interpretation.
Tariffs, threats to use antitrust regulations against big tech firms, and an interest in social media regulation could overshadow one of the adminstration's big victories
The Department of Justice is threatening antitrust action if the Academy keeps out streaming services like Netflix.
Elizabeth Warren, Donald Trump, Tucker Carlson, and most of the 2020 presidential field agree that tech companies have too power. But maybe they don't like the competition.
George Mason's Todd Zywicki says the senator and presidential hopeful has inherited the ideas of Louis Brandeis without learning the lessons of overregulation.
The Massachusetts Democrat is running for president, but sometimes it seems like she's running for America's super-CEO.
The Competitive Enterprise Institute says there's a bunch of regulatory warning signs, from trade to antitrust to speech.
Facebook, Google, Apple, and others are now facing the sort of regulatory and antitrust animus once leveled at Bill Gates' company.
Yesterday's hearings didn't clarify much except that Washington is in a mood to regulate tech giants.
When Apple's CEO Tim Cook says "the free market is not working," bad things are coming.
Censorship is when government limits speech, and tech firms are not monopolies. They are successful private businesses; others are free to compete with them.
How a risk-averse bureaucracy across the ocean may decide what you say and do online.
An important post by Professor Aaron Nielson asks whether the new law clerk hiring plan is broken, and worse than no plan at all.
5 of the 6 largest European antitrust decisions have been slapped on U.S. tech companies
This is not an antitrust case and the Justice Department shouldn't have been trying to block it.
The 37th president used the then-stronger tools of media regulation to manipulate the far more centralized 1970s news industry in ways that Donald Trump can only fantasize about.
Taxpayers are increasingly on the hook for millions in overtime, pension costs.
The freakout over the Sinclair Broadcast Group.
The company that brought you that wince-inducing "fake news" promo is not a "monopoly," and cracking down on it will not defend the free press.
The Commission on Presidential Debate's 15 Percent Polling Criterion Must Go, Argues Lawsuit from Gary Johnson
A hearing in Johnson's case was held today in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, insisting that the Debate Commission in collusion with the major parties are violating antitrust law when it comes to "political markets."
'The biggest effect of regulation is what we do not see,' Welch tells Fox Business
Fears of media 'monopolies' over the joining of two chains that have separately declared bankruptcy
The Beer Companies Behind Budweiser and Miller Lite Are Merging. There's No Need for Regulators to Get Involved.
America's beer market is as competitive as it's ever been.
Joe Biden contradicts himself in the same sentence, Jesse Ventura calls team owners' logic "asinine," and more!
Celebrate MLB's 2015 Opening Day with grandstanding federal legislators!
Government's role with dollar stores should be guarding against the value of the dollar, not larger dollar store companies
NCAA Loses Ed O'Bannon Video Game Case, Judge and Public Agree Athletes Should Be Paid When Their Likenesses Are Used
Ruling is latest in string of lawsuits against the organization