Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 20th Mar 2011 20:20 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless A major deal just went down in the United States, which seriously shakes up the mobile industry on the other side of the pond: AT&T has announced it plans to buy T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom.
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RE: Invisible hand
by ricegf on Mon 21st Mar 2011 11:14 UTC in reply to "Invisible hand"
ricegf
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Well, I for one am a huge fan of the invisible hand, but after 50 years and quite a few grey hairs I am also a huge fan of the government hand slapping its greedy little knuckles when power begins to consolidate into a few soulless corporations.

I don't want the government running business, explicitly or implicitly - that's worse than a business monopoly IMHO.

But we have Sherman Anti-Trust for a reason. Freaking use it to ensure meaningful competition, or we all lose.

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