• Senator Mike Lee is the lone voice of antitrust reason: allowing cartels (through the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act) is the wrong way to tackle a market-failure problem

    14 days ago - By FOSS Patents

    Here's a perfect example of conflicting goals. There are three alternative ways to look at the Journalism Competition Preservation Act that just passed a vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee with overwhelming support (15-7), but still has miles to go before it will become enacted by both houses of Congress. Each of those alternative takes on the current version of the bill aims at a laudable goal, and is espoused by a different one of my favorite three United States Senators: Sen. Amy Klobuchar , to whom the app developer community is indebted for her tireless efforts to combat app store...
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