Robert Bork & Hipster Antitrust

Robert Bork & Hipster Antitrust

In the last article I said that the Facebook lawsuits “will be difficult to win under the standards used in antitrust cases for the last few decades.” Rather precise phrasing, eh? It’s a literary trick called foreshadowing. I hope you felt the dramatic tension rise...
The Facebook Antitrust Lawsuits

The Facebook Antitrust Lawsuits

We have to talk about antitrust. That’s a cliché, of course – every blogger that wants attention knows that “antitrust” is guaranteed clickbait, a real audience-grabber. There might be other things on your mind, what with a pandemic still spiking and the holidays...
Advertising At The Speed Of Light

Advertising At The Speed Of Light

The advertising business doesn’t work the way you think it does. You figure you’ve pretty well got it – you watched Mad Men, right? Back in the 1960s, cigarette-smoking men from ad agencies would wine and dine with publishers and TV executives to get a...