Lawsuit against Facebook to end its illegal monopoly

+1 Ali, preventive policies and regulations would act as deterrents against
practices of biggism.

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> Alice
>
> Thanks for sharing. This lawsuit recommends the break up of Facebook.
>
> My humble opinion below.
>
> These are extreme measures by lazy Policy Makers and Regulators who have a
> political ax to grind.
>
> History has shown that breaking up companies is not a solution. The breakup
> of Standard Oil in 1911 should have taught everyone a lesson. The solution
> is Policy and Regulatory interventions that stop companies from behaving
> like it’s the Wild Wild West. Here are a few thoughts:-
>
> (1) Stop acquisitions that create unholy moats around companies.
> (2) Heavy fines for misbehaving in the marketplace. Like the Kill Zones
> <
> www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2018-11-07/big-tech-sets-up-a-kill-zone-for-industry-upstarts
> >
> for startups that Big Tech has created. Heavy fines that would impact their
> balance sheets. ile iwe funzo, not a few billion dollars that amount to a
> rounding error in their balance sheets.
> (3) Ban executives who misbehave from ever working in the industry again.
> (4) Initiatives to limit State Capture by these corporations.
>
> My two cowrie shells.
>
> *Ali Hussein*
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> On Thu, Dec 10, 2020 at 12:49 AM Alice Munyua via kictanet <
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> > Very interesting case
> >
> > www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/cases/1910134fbcomplaint.pdf
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> Ali:
>
> I BEG TO ABSOLUTELY DIFFER WITH YOU NDUGU! I am TEAM BREAK UP ALL
> MONOPOLIES for IMPROVED SERVICE DELIVERY TO CITIZENS!
>
> 100% in favor of breaking up MONOPOLIES! Do you know how many UNWANTED
> messages I get from US Politicians DAILY, thanks to Facebook? Like 50 a
> day!
>
> As we keep breaking UP the BELLS in the US! And any time they attempt to
> REGROUP Cingular, AT&T, VERIZON, T-MOBILE we break them up AGAIN!
>
> Am CONVINCED BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBLE, Safaricom MUST BE BROKEN UP! It?s
> the hugest monopoly in AFRICAN TELELECOM MARKET! That?s my retirement
> project! I just turned 60, Dec 5!
>
> Good job Alice Munyua! Am VOTING WITH FTC!
>
> Maria Ngunyi
>
> On Thursday, December 10, 2020, Ali Hussein via kictanet <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
> > Alice
> >
> > Thanks for sharing. This lawsuit recommends the break up of Facebook.
> >
> > My humble opinion below.
> >
> > These are extreme measures by lazy Policy Makers and Regulators who have
> a
> > political ax to grind.
> >
> > History has shown that breaking up companies is not a solution. The
> > breakup of Standard Oil in 1911 should have taught everyone a lesson. The
> > solution is Policy and Regulatory interventions that stop companies from
> > behaving like it’s the Wild Wild West. Here are a few thoughts:-
> >
> > (1) Stop acquisitions that create unholy moats around companies.
> > (2) Heavy fines for misbehaving in the marketplace. Like the Kill Zones
> > <
> www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2018-11-07/big-tech-sets-up-a-kill-zone-for-industry-upstarts
> >
> > for startups that Big Tech has created. Heavy fines that would impact
> their
> > balance sheets. ile iwe funzo, not a few billion dollars that amount to a
> > rounding error in their balance sheets.
> > (3) Ban executives who misbehave from ever working in the industry again.
> > (4) Initiatives to limit State Capture by these corporations.
> >
> > My two cowrie shells.
> >
> > *Ali Hussein*
> >
> > Digital Transformation
> >
> >
> > Tel: +254 713 601113
> >
> > Twitter: @AliHKassim
> >
> > Skype: abu-jomo
> >
> > LinkedIn: ke.linkedin.com/in/alihkassim
> > <ke.linkedin.com/in/alihkassim>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Any information of a personal nature expressed in this email are purely
> > mine and do not necessarily reflect the official positions of the
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> >
> > On Thu, Dec 10, 2020 at 12:49 AM Alice Munyua via kictanet <
> > kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
> >
> >> Very interesting case
> >>
> >> www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/cases/1910134fbcomplaint.pdf
> >>
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