Times Change; Dominant Tech Firms Change
from the antitrust? dept
An amusing tongue-in-cheek post from Adam Thierer looks back at the internet titans of the mid-90s (merely a decade and a half ago), and wonders if they should have been regulated for antitrust problems at the time:
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Fifteen years from now, do people really think that any of those four will still be as dominant, let alone all four? The tech world changes fast. Companies come and companies go. It’s ridiculously difficult to stay on top for very long. The idea that the government needs to get involved just doesn’t make much sense.