Ends, Means, and Antitrust

Google is a monopoly, and almost certainly a bad actor: shopping, though, is a terrible example that shows how regulators can go wrong.

The Brexit Possibility

Brexit’s downsides are clear; might tech help realize upsides in building something new based on a new world order?

Aggregation and the New Regulation

Because of the Internet realities described by Aggregation Theory a smaller number of companies hold an increasing amount of power. However, an increasing focus on market forces reduces the latitude for bad behavior, and the incentives — and means — to hold those companies to account are greater than ever.

Daily Update: Pinterest Promoted Pins, ISPs and Net Neutrality, The Right to Be Forgotten

Good morning, There will be some big news on Stratechery about what I’m doing with podcasts, so keep an eye out for that. In the meantime, to the update: Pinterest Launches Promoted Pins From Techcrunch: Last fall, Pinterest announced it would begin experimenting with advertisements on its service in the form of “Promoted Pins,” which […]