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@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...6yrs

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No, we already have sufficient anti-trust laws in place to prevent monopolies

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...6yrs

Yes, if the merged corporation would have more than 50% of the market share

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...6yrs

Yes, if the merged corporation would have more than 25% of the market share

@5NNHLMTfrom Florida  answered…2yrs

@5PS3CTYfrom Montana  answered…2yrs

End of lobbying confirmed, then legislation should be removed that benefits the larger established corporations and stifles start-up companies. That way the market will manage itself as the small guy can offer a cost effective solution free from endless laws and red tape that is unnecessary and costly to both services and jobs

@5P39V6Yfrom Virginia  answered…2yrs

Success is success. This is America the land of opportunity so if someone does really well for themselves then great! They shouldn't be limited or further taxed

@585W43RLibertarianfrom Texas  answered…2yrs

No, this is an obstruction of the free market (it lessens competition and drives up prices) and a violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act.

@6P7X5DD from Tennessee disagreed…1mo

a violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act

How is this a violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act?

I think you're confused about mega-mergers and the Sherman Antitrust Act.

The Sherman Antitrust Act is an antitrust law. Antitrust laws in the United States regulate the conduct and organization of businesses to promote competition and prevent unjustified monopolies (there are plenty of attempted mega-mergers that can be used as examples of unjustified monopolies).

"Mega mergers" are often anticompetitive in nature therefore the action of preventing mega-mergers is an action that comes as a result of antitrust laws (such as the Sherman Antitrust Act)Read more

@5NN4KJRfrom Arizona  answered…2yrs

the government is the result of the mega merger. Fascism is when the government and business crawl in bed together. We, our parents and most of our grandparents have only experienced Fascism.

@5PDC4WBfrom Texas  answered…2yrs

this is a trick question; we already have sufficient anti-trust laws in place to prevent monopolies; the media blitz is not altruisticaly revealing that the current attempt at a merger is simply being put through the paces of those very same anti-trust laws. so in this case "the government" is actually doing what it is supposed to

@5PGCZ8Kfrom California  answered…2yrs

Having a large share of the market is fine as long as the buisness in control is being conducted ethically and does not make major moves to deny others into the market.

@5LK9Q59from Kansas  answered…2yrs

@5NN9JHXfrom Massachusetts  answered…2yrs

The government should consider the impact, rather than having a hard and fast rule.

@9452HPGfrom Virgin Islands  answered…15hrs

@943TQ23 from Illinois answered…5 days

No, unless the industry receives large government contracts or subsidies.

@942QMVW from Arkansas answered…1wk

Yes, if the merged corporation would have more than 13% of the market share

@93VLJYJSocialist from Mississippi answered…3wks

No, the government should nationalize corporations that have more than 50% if the market share

@93VGSG4Socialistfrom Guam  answered…3wks

Yes, and enterprises should be worker owned or state owned for essential services

@93RY3GW from Michigan answered…1mo

@93GKPCGSocialist from Michigan answered…2mos

@93GHCP9 from New York answered…2mos

@93FNFM3 from New York answered…2mos

The Market should be an unlimited sea of businesses, big or small and not be controlled by The Government or Mega Corporations. The market shouldn’t have limits based on Government control by The Government or who you can do business with by Mega Corporations. If caught doing business with illegal organizations , businesses or terrorist groups the business itself cannot get in to automatic legal trouble but will be heavily questioned by the people and Government. Said Business can also be effected socially by citizens & other businesses based only on morals and ethics. Now businesses doing business with illegal organizations, businesses or a terrorist group with the evidence based intent to harm others especially innocence will be automatically legally punished.

@939R7RL from California answered…2mos

@939KLW6Independent from California answered…2mos

Yes, and the government should break up existing mega corporations except during times of national crisis

@missmia312 from Illinois answered…2mos

@93882WHIndependent from Nevada answered…2mos

@935BFXF from Alaska answered…3mos

@92Y8L9MSocialistfrom Guam  answered…3mos

@92XR2C7 from Georgia answered…3mos

Once the corporation is definitively shown to have negative effects on the market and consumers is when it should be broken up.

@92R7WQ3 from Utah answered…3mos

@92MNQQ4 from Ohio answered…3mos

@92CCN55 from New York answered…4mos

@9298LWRfrom Maine  answered…4mos

No, government interference is whta lead to these mergers in the first place.

@928YLVS from Texas answered…4mos

If the gov didn’t cause barriers to entry in the first place we wouldn’t have this problem

@928TCV2 from South Dakota answered…4mos

Companies should be able to control as much of a market as they want, as long as they follow strict regulations.

@925X3VSIndependent from Illinois answered…4mos

No, but the government should regulate and control companies close to a Monopoly, so they don't dominate prices

@8ZXWF2KLibertarian from Texas answered…4mos

No, just enforce existing anti-trust laws to ensure fair competition

@8ZX8V6C from New York answered…4mos

No, the government shouldn’t interfere with the free market and we already have sufficient ant-trust laws in place.

@8ZWK3KPRepublican from Illinois answered…5mos

The free market should be allowed to continue but protections for smaller corporations should still be in effect.

@8ZTDWPP from Illinois answered…5mos

Yes, if the merged corporation would have more than 25% of the market share AND the government should break up existing mega corporations like Disney and FAANG


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