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Amazon Has Become Ground-Zero for Anti-Monopoly Action

But what should the remedy be?

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Public sentiment that government should write new rules for the enterprise economy, comparable to those of 1892 and 1914, is growing. Firms based on internet and block chain technologies in the twenty-first centuries are proving comparable to the railroad, electricity and internal combustion industries that emerged in the nineteenth (all of them based on the invention of interchangeable parts). Successful entrepreneurs have demonstrated that rules beyond the Sherman and Clayton Acts are required. Meanwhile, there is Amazon. One thing we learned from the Microsoft case in 2001 was that potentially successful anti-monopoly actions are possible. What’s required is drop-dead proof