HEY, FTC! (Premium)

Let me get this straight. In a world in which Amazon, Apple, Google, and Meta are abusing very real monopolies, you’ve decided to go after … Microsoft?


This is the dumbest decision in the history of decisions. It’s like closing the door of a barn after the horses have escaped from a different barn. It also shows the limits of politics, because it is very clear that our government, and other governments, do need to be more involved in preventing abuses, but they needed to do this years ago, and to take on different companies.

Microsoft does not have a monopoly in videogames. Is, in fact, a distant number three in the console market, has some negligible share of the PC gaming market, and has literally no presence at all in mobile gaming. Were regulators around the g...

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