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Antitrust Laws

Antitrust in the New Gilded Age

Robert Reich | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business
Robert Reich

Those laws should prevent or bust up concentrations of economic power that not only harm consumers but also undermine our democracy -- such as the pending Comcast acquisition of Time-Warner.

Libor Scandal Reaches Alaskan Wilderness

Reuters | Posted 10.12.2012 | Business

By Tom Hals Aug 13 (Reuters) - The Libor scandal, which began in London with bankers accused of manipulating a key global interest rat...

Watch FCC Stand By As Verizon and Cable Form New Cartel

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.20.2012 | Technology
Art Brodsky

Since March 2011, Bloomberg has been trying to hold the Comcast-NBCU media behemoth to the promises it made, and agreed to, in order to complete the takeover that resulted in one of the biggest media companies in history.

Why Google Is Not Microsoft

Stephen D. Houck | Posted 01.11.2012 | Technology
Stephen D. Houck

Antitrust law is about behavior. It's not about whether a company is big and successful -- it's about whether it is big and bad.

Google's Brin: Microsoft Bid 'Unnerving'

AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google Inc. co-founder Sergey Brin called Microsoft Corp.'s takeover bid for Yahoo Inc. an "unnerving" maneuver that thr...