Carl Hittinger, Jeanne-Michele Mariani Argue Facebook is Not a Predatory Monopolist

Articles / January 28, 2019

Partner Carl Hittinger and Associate Jeanne-Michele Mariani authored an article published Jan. 25, 2019, by The Legal Intelligencer. The article, “Big, But Not Bad – Facebook is Hardly a Predatory Monopolist,” explores the concept advanced by some, including President Trump, that Facebook is an illegal monopolist in the social media industry. However, Hittinger and Mariani note that while Facebook is a big player in the market, there is no evidence to suggest that Facebook has used any predatory tactics to grow or maintain its market power, including trying to close off the market to any would-be competitors.

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