antitrust laws

Government’s Vile Assault on Google

December 4, 2014

Google’s owners own the company; it is their property and their enterprise to operate as they see fit. But for years various government entities have sought to violate—and in some cases have succeeded in violating—the moral rights of Google’s owners to operate their business according to their own judgment.

Antitrust Assault on Halliburton, Baker Hughes, and Schlumberger is Obscene

August 30, 2013

A federal antitrust class action lawsuit has been filed against the companies that supply the pressure pumping equipment, fluids, and personnel essential to the hydraulic fracturing (fracking) revolution underway in the United States. The lawsuit alleges that the three largest suppliers, Halliburton, Baker Hughes, and Schlumberger, have “colluded to restrict. . . Continue »

The Government’s Obscene Assault on Apple

August 4, 2013

Apple Inc. revolutionized desktop computing—and then tablet computing—with its user-friendly operating systems and hardware interfaces now mimicked throughout the industry. Apple revolutionized the telephone industry with its touch-screen iPhone, a product that immediately became the benchmark for Apple’s competitors. Apple revolutionized the music industry with iTunes, a music player and. . . Continue »

Gladwell & Co.’s Monstrous Injustice Against Businessmen

June 9, 2012

What explains the pervasive hostility toward productive entrepreneurs and business executives in our culture? Consider the following illustrations: Bureaucrats with the Federal Trade Commission are questioning Google’s founders—and may sue the company under antitrust laws—for “unfairly” writing its search result algorithms the way the company deems best. Tony Romm explains. . . Continue »