Reply to post: "It's a lot easier to take over a market with no dominant incumbent than one that does"

Tim Berners-Lee says regulation of the web may be needed

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"It's a lot easier to take over a market with no dominant incumbent than one that does"

That's why antitrust laws do exists and dominant positions are more heavily regulated.

Google, Facebook &C. have now a too big impact, they are no longer small innovative companies.

When pollution became an issue threatening people lives, it was clear that industries couldn't be let to self-regulate, because profits would have always trumped safety and health.

Google, Facebook and & C. are creating a new type of pollution, which is no less toxic.

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