[e2e] It's all my fault

Dave Eckhardt davide+e2e at cs.cmu.edu
Thu May 17 18:05:56 PDT 2007

> The universe of telecom facilities was owned and operated through the  
> vehicle of adjacent, non-overlapping territorial monopolies for at  
> least 4-5 decades leading up to the 1970s -- either as the result of  
> a market outcome (e.g., in the US), or of subsequent movers observing  
> how things played out in the earliest telecom markets (e.g., in the  
> US).

Actually, as a result of anti-competitive government interventions:

  Unnatural Monopoly: critical moments in the development of the Bell System Monopoly
  Adam D. Thierer 
  Cato Journal
  Volume 14 Number 2, Fall 1994

Dave Eckhardt

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