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.