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Stratechery's Ben Thompson: "Apple's App Store is textbook anti-competitive"

Stratechery's Ben Thompson: "Apple's App Store is textbook anti-competitive"

Update: 2019-11-08
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The Sunday Times’ tech correspondent Danny Fortson brings on Ben Thompson, the tech commentator behind Stratechery, to talk about the antitrust issues stalking Big Tech (2:50 ), why Google is most vulnerable (4:40 ), convenience versus abuse (9:35 ), why Facebook’s antitrust case is much less clear (10:40 ), why Instagram was so clearly a step too far (15:20 ), the consumer harm problem (17:50 ), Amazon as a niche player (19:00 ), why the App Store is a clear cut case of monopoly (21:20 ), Apple’s self-appointed role as the guardian of privacy (24:35 ), why Silicon Valley is branching into new industries (27:10 ), is regulation too late or even important (29:00 ), why Big Tech is big (32:20 ), and the future of the gig economy (34:25 ).

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Stratechery's Ben Thompson: "Apple's App Store is textbook anti-competitive"

Stratechery's Ben Thompson: "Apple's App Store is textbook anti-competitive"