The augmented reality of antitrust theatre

Remotely disabling your smart glasses this Friday

Today the US government will engage in what is arguably antitrust theatre, i.e. a show that makes it seem like action will be taken against the tech giants.

However the purpose of this theatre is to provide these companies with an opportunity to justify their power (choose us or choose China they’ll argue).

This isn’t about restricting the power of monopo…

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