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Ig tech just to name a few But concern over what Louis Brandeis called the curse of bigness can no longer remain the province of specialist lawyers and economists for it has spilled over into policy Curse of Bigness Antitrust in eBook #10003 and Curse of Bigness Kindle #214 politics even threatening democracy itself History suggests that tolerance of ineuality and failing to control excessive corporate power may prompt the rise of populism nationalism extremist politicians and fascist regimes In short as Wu warns we are in grave danger of repea. Once upon a time in the 1990s and 2000s the Web and the Internet were new and everything was going to be different forever Very comprehensive and consise suitable for non experts to understand the history and development of American antitrust law and policy from the breakup of the first trusts of Rockfeller and Morgan to the time of tech industry giants like Google and Facebook and the role of the law in preserving the very structure of competition

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