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Re: Allocation of IP Addresses

  • From: Barry Shein
  • Date: Thu Mar 14 23:25:14 1996

From: "Perry E. Metzger" <>
>Monopolies are a chimera, a myth. Almost all monopolies that last for
>more than a couple of years have been the result of government
>regulation preventing market entry -- AT&T being a shining

It is disingenuous to claim that monopolies are a myth merely because
they haven't existed in recent history.

Monopolies have been illegal for the past 100 years. And unlike many
other illegal activities, it's sort of hard to run a monopoly

Why not just say that retail nuclear weapons outlets are impossible
because no one can give you an example of one?

Would you claim there have been no anti-monopoly or anti-trust actions
ever (successfully) prosecuted under Taft-Hartley? Or that
Taft-Hartley itself is just entirely the product of deluded morons?

Actually, I suppose you would.

        -Barry Shein

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