Are modern-day platforms such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google similar to early and mid-20th century monopolies? Do Bezos and Zuckerberg resemble Carnegie and Rockefeller?
In short, no.
I weigh in on this subject in this short video.
Simon Says: Let’s use our terms responsibly.
Want to use a search engine other than Google? Go right ahead. Want to buy your books from a company not named Amazon? Nothing is stopping you.
Sorry, Mr. Reich. It’s just plain silly to think of Big Tech along the same lines as Big Oil or Big Steel.
What say you?