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Date: February 7, 2019

They Said It!
Amazon “Is An Elegant Example” Of How The Current Anti-Trust Frame Doesn’t Work  

Anti-trust expert Lina Khan says Amazon should redefine what regulators consider for free and fair competition.

“Amazon is a really elegant illustration of how the current framework in anti-trust, the consumer welfare framework, really fails to capture forms of market power and forms of dominance that should be relevant to antitrust and do raise competition concerns.” (The Verge, “What Amazon tells us about antitrust today,” Zachary Mack, 2.5.19)

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