Monopolies

Guests: Robert Litan Director, Economics Studies Program, Brookings Institution Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General in charge of civil anti-trust litigation and regulatory issues [1993-1995] The biggest anti-trust suit in two decades and the first in the digital age is set to start on Monday. Microsoft goes on trial to face allegations that it engaged in anti-competitive practices to stifle its competition. While it's not illegal to have a monopoly position in a market, it is unlawful to engage in activities that prevent other businesses from competing in that same market.

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