Antitrust Protectionism

Best evidence that the merger between Microsoft and Yahoo will increase competition?

Publicly, Google came out against the deal, contending in a statement
that the pairing, proposed by Microsoft on Friday in the form of a
hostile offer, would pose threats to competition that need to be
examined by policy makers around the world.

Here’s an Open Letter on Antitrust Protectionism (pdf) that I drafted nearly ten years ago during the Microsoft trial.  It’s still relevant today.


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