Thursday, February 22, 2007

Let Sirius and XM Merge

John Tamny, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute explains why market competition is often a better and more effective regulator of businesses than government: "Dominant companies in the U.S. like Standard Oil and GM have regularly been knocked from their perches by seemingly insignificant competitors. Former anti-trust target IBM's failure to see the potential of the personal computer led to Microsoft's ascendance with Windows, and much like IBM, Microsoft (targeted by anti-trust forces in the late '90s) failed to see the transformative nature of the Internet in time to stop Yahoo and Google among others."

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