With the emergence of technology giants such as Facebook and Google, concern grows that such companies may be abusing their prominent market positions. If so, should government invoke antimonopoly laws on these behemoths? Professor Daniel A. Crane delves into the historical basis of US antitrust law and provides perspective on why no clear left–right ideological divide exists when it comes to antitrust matters. Crane’s insightful and scholarly work merits the attention of policy makers, lawyers and executives.
In this summary, you will learn
Why no clear left–right ideological divide exists when it comes to antitrust regulation,
How attitudes about antitrust rules have developed historically in the United States and
Why there may be scope currently for government to invoke antitrust provisions.
About the Author
Daniel A. Crane is a professor at the University of Michigan Law School.