Sunday, January 10, 2021

Parler and the Sherman Anti-Trust Act

In the last few days, a combination of some of the country’s largest businesses (Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Twitter) have joined together in an effort to put another firm (Parler) out of business.

How does this not come under the heading of a “conspiracy in restraint of trade,” to quote the language of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act, and is therefore illegal?