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Markets, Monopolies, and Freedom

26th November 2014
  • ResPublica

Phillip Blond, Aditya Chakrabortty, Adam Cohen. Isabel Hilton hosts.

The internet has democratised knowledge and transformed our lives. But from Microsoft to Apple, its monopolies are rampant.

Should we break up the corporations and, like China, build firewalls to keep them out? Would this nurture local economies or threaten the prosperity of the West?

Guardian economist Aditya Chakrabortty, Google’s Head of Competition Policy for Europe Adam Cohen, and ResPublica Director Phillip Blond contemplate digital monopoly.


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