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  1. Wikinews discusses DRM and DMCA with Richard Stallman after GitHub re-enables public access to youtube-dl: Discussion of monopolies, etc. after "Is the DRM really harmful for an independent society — a society which is not controlled by a select few companies."
  2. Wikinews interviews John Wolfe, Democratic Party presidential challenger to Barack Obama: Wolfe talks about energy monopolies after WSS asks: "Let's get into policy a little more. How can high energy costs be reduced?"
  3. Wikinews interviews World Wide Web co-inventor Robert Cailliau: Cailliau talks about government telecom monopolies after Steven Fruitsmaak asks: "In the beginning, what challenges did you face inside and outside CERN in the development of this cutting-edge technology?"
  4. As increase in digital music sales slows, record labels look to new ways to make money: Mentions Apple's monopoly with iTunes in the sixth paragraph.
  5. Netscape navigating the World Wide Web no more: Mentions Netscape's monopoly in the fifth paragraph.
  6. French 'iPod bill' seeks digital music player interoperability
  7. Phone hacking scandal prompts media review in Australia: Antitrust was one of the media problems brought up.
  8. Californian computer company lodges antitrust suit against Microsoft
  9. Google finds Microsoft bid for Yahoo 'troubling'
  10. New Zealand Telecom could be split into three: Though it doesn't exactly say so, the move was for antitrust reasons, per New Zealand local loop unbundled.
  11. Time Warner/Comcast bid to snap up Adelphia cable service: Major consolidation, mentions possibility of the government blocking it.
  12. European Commission to investigate anti-competitive allegations against Google
  13. KKE: Interview with the Greek Communist Party: Monopolies are given significant mentions.
  14. XM and Sirius announce merger deal, Sirius CEO visits congress, In depth: XM and Sirius merger, and XM and Sirius submit FCC transfer request: Concerns it would create a monopoly.
  15. EU, Microsoft agree on browser ballot
  16. Proposal to ban VoIP in Costa Rica
  17. 2008 AutoTronics Taipei: Participants from IT industry to participate COMPUTEX uncertainly: People condemning monopolization.
  18. March against new French copyright law, Broadcasters push for new layer of intellectual monopoly at WIPO, and Open Rights Group holds first conference in London: More DRM monopoly stuff.
  19. U.S. Congress passes CAFTA with 2 vote House margin
  20. EU fines Microsoft €280.5 million
  21. Microsoft to licence Windows source code
  22. Intel's offices across the EU raided
  23. Microsoft and EU face off in Luxembourg court
  24. HP France in trouble due to alleged monopolist behavior
  25. U.S. Airways makes bid on Delta: DOJ blocked previous deal on antitrust grounds.
  26. Microsoft threatens European Vista release delays due EC monopoly regulations
  27. Record companies subpoenaed over digital music pricing
  28. Competition Commission of India fines Google ₹1.36 billion for 'search bias'
  29. European Commission to investigate anti-competitive allegations against Google
  30. South Korean regulators fine Microsoft $32 million
  31. EU fines Microsoft $1.35 billion for non-compliance with antitrust decision
  32. AMD files antitrust lawsuit against Intel in US federal district court
  33. EU warns Microsoft: forthcoming Vista risks antitrust breach
  34. Intel responds to AMD antitrust suit
  35. Microsoft, Nware sign 10-year cloud gaming deal


British supermarket chain Tesco to sell its Polish branch to Salling Group A/S, Continental and United Airlines shareholders approve merger, British Airways and Iberia agree to merge (plus EU told them not to merge with American Airlines), Southwest Airlines to purchase AirTran Airways for US$1.4 billion, Thomson Corporation and Reuters agree to merge, NYSE to merge with Archipelago; NASDAQ to buy Instinet, and P&G to acquire Gillette for US$57 billion: Mergers involving antitrust agencies.

  1. Indonesian blackout caused by lack of generation capacity: In turn caused by a monopoly.
  2. UK broadcaster Setanta enters administration: Mentions impact of antitrust laws on bidding in the last paragraph.
  3. Tamil Nadu Elections: DMK, AIADMK promise freebies: AIADMK mentioned a cable monpoly. Heavy Water (talk) 19:20, 5 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I think there is some overreaching here. Not every mention of monopoly is related to antitrust or competition law. Monopolies are often legally granted for the greater good as it were. SVTCobra 21:08, 12 January 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]