William F. Shughart II
| Wednesday April 15, 2015 at 12:35 PM PST
News reports on Tax Day suggest that the European Commission wants to nail Google Inc.’s scalp to the wall as punishment for committing alleged antitrust (competition) law violations. At issue is the way in which the company assigns priorities to the links consumers see when they “google” generic search terms like “booksellers”, “cameras”, and...
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Tags: Antitrust Law, Competition Policy, Europe, European Commission, google, Law, Market Dominance, Market Power, Monopoly and Antitrust, monopoly and competition, Politics, Public Choice, Regulation, Rent-seeking, Search Engines, Web Browsers
| Friday May 20, 2011 at 2:35 PM PST
This summer, the Independent Institute is excited to host “The Challenge of Liberty”, two student seminar programs, one geared toward college students and the other for high school students. The high school session runs from June 20 to 24 at our offices in Oakland and the college program will be held at a Bay...
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Tags: American History, Austrian School of Economics, Civil Liberties, Civil Society, Culture, Economics, Education, Free Market, free markets, health care, Liberalism, Liberty, money and banking, monopoly and competition, Morality, Natural Law, Peace, Personal Liberty, Philosophy, Property Rights, Religion, Robert Higgs, Socialism, statism, student seminars, summer seminars, Taxation, The Challenge of Liberty, The State, Trade, Upcoming Events, War, Welfare