TITLE

Matter of Antitrust

AUTHOR(S)
HEARN, TED
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;3/17/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the proposal by House Judiciary Committee chairman John Conyers that antitrust law should also be imposed on the Internet in order to protect free speech and market competition on it. He explains that cable and phone companies might use their dominant positions in the Internet-access market to distort political discourse and commercial activity. To prevent this, he cites antitrust law as the most appropriate tool to combat anticompetitive actions in the Internet market.
ACCESSION #
31391378

 

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