Letters: Banking on Monopoly

April 7, 2024 – CAMP and Fintechs provide a blueprint for more competition in banking, Google punishes indie publishers, The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart reveals Apple’s censorious ways and CAMP talks greenwashing on TVO’s The Agenda

Letters: Monopoly as Wealth Transfer

March 31, 2024 – Monopolies only an investor could love, translating a hearing that could define the future of internet competition, and pharmacists push back against corporate pressure.

Letters: CAMPing at the Senate

March 24, 2024 – CAMP appears before the Senate finance committee, Canadian internet costs remain sky high and U.S. DOJ launches suit against Apple.

We need to talk about Apple’s bullying behaviour with its app store

Epic’s conflict with Apple is emblematic of the monopoly problem in digital markets. Epic has effectively been at war with Apple since 2020, protesting the 30 per cent cut of revenue that Apple demands for all in-app transactions on the iOS platform. Epic argues that because it has its own app store, users should have the freedom to choose where they buy Epic’s products no matter what platform they decide to game on. 

Letters: Movie Market Power

March 17, 2024 – Monopoly market restrictions choking Canadian independent cinemas, Loblaws’ long reach pushes pharmacists to put profits over patients and a world-leading economist turns his back on the pursuit of efficiency.