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Big Tech (NSDA) PF Con Lecture

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(1) Which arguments are all answers to the monopolization advantage/contention?

(a) Companies don’t control all of their market space, market space is hard to define, Big Tech prices are low, consumers are happy

(b) Companies don’t control all of their market space, market space is hard to define, Big Tech prices are low, consumers are angry

(b) Companies don’t control all of their market space, IBM was not declared a monopoly, Big Tech prices are low, consumers are angry

(d) Companies don’t really have that much revenue, market space is hard to define, Big Tech prices are low, consumers are happy

(2) Which arguments are all answers to the privacy advantage/contention?

(a) Companies don’t monopolize information, data would get collected anyway, antitrust hurts privacy
(b) Privacy is bad, monopolies are good, privacy is good, antitrust isn’t relevant to privacy
(c) Privacy isn’t that important, data would get collected anyway, antitrust isn’t relevant to privacy, privacy is bad
(d) Breaking up monopolies is bad, privacy is bad, privacy isn’t that important, companies don’t monopolize information.

(3) Which arguments are reasons it is bad to break-up Big Tech?

(a) It would lower prices, it would increase prices, large platforms are convenient, people like Big Tech
(b) It would increase prices, large platforms are convenient, people like Big Tech, government shouldn’t intervene in the market
(c) People would be angry, the government can’t figure out how to effectively regulate, large platforms are convenient, there are no antitrust laws
(d) It would increase prices, large platforms are convenient, people like Big Tech, it would increase international competitiveness

(4) What are the contentions the Con will need to be prepared to answer?

(a) Privacy and monopolization
(b) Competitiveness, privacy, monopolization
(c) Both
(d) None

(5) What framework argument(s) support the Con?

(a) Wealth concentration bad
(b) Low prices good
(c)  Neither
(d)  Both

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