If Google Is A 'Bad' Monopoly, What Should Be Done?
October 22, 2013, 7:46 PM EDT
Law360, New York (October 22, 2013, 7:46 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. is currently subject to antitrust investigations by state attorneys general in the United States, as well as antitrust authorities in the European Union. Google and its allies have mounted a vigorous public defense, arguing that Google’s activity should be immune from antitrust scrutiny or that imposing a remedy on Google would transform antitrust enforcers into some kind of undesirable “software regulatory agency,” which would threaten innovation in the Internet.
These arguments are reminiscent of the claims made 20 years ago that antitrust analysis was...