Tag Archives: Monopolies
The artist as a young nerd: Michael Dell at Dell Computers production facility in Austin, 1989. At age 24 he was already a multi-millionaire. Photo by Rebecca McEntee / AP / Academy of Achievement. Monopolies in Texas A new era … finish reading Michael Dell : Did He Violate Texas Antitrust Laws?
Say goodbye to free online television:Comcast launches ‘TV Everywhere’By Josh Silver / January 6, 2010 On Monday, public interest groups called on federal authorities to investigate a plan by the largest cable, satellite and phone companies that threatens the future … finish reading ‘TV Everywhere’ : Pulling the Plug on Web-Based Video?
Image from ZeroPaid.The Comcast-NBC marriage:The importance of Net Neutrality With a monopoly on delivery, what’s to stop a new breed of ISPs/cable providers from dictating content to customers? By Jared Moya / December 10, 2009 See ‘Internet war: The fight … finish reading Comcast-NBC Merger : Controlling Content and Delivery
Cartoon by M.e. Cohen / HumorInk.com.Your electronic vote in the 2010 election has just been bought The ES&S purchase of Diebold’s voting machine operation is merely the tip of a toxic iceberg… By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman / The … finish reading Diebold and the Electronic Vote : The Rig is Up