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Political Segregation and Dot Com Bans

Businesses have the right to choose their customers. That’s a position that the left vehemently disagrees with. That’s why it drags elderly florists into court to punish them for not working gay weddings.

The cake and florist prosecutions were always ridiculous because there are no shortage of businesses that are happy to take that trade.

Prosecuting cakemakers, florists and wedding photographers is not a response to an actual need. It’s a crackdown on political dissent.

There’s a huge difference between segregation as a collective policy and indivdual dissent.

But what happens when there’s no alternative to a company? What happens when a company like Google can impose political segregation?

The internet’s public marketplace has been defined by a handful of companies. At the very top of this heap are a few companies whose monopolistic powers are so comprehensive that there is no meaningful alternative because their control is so close to nearly total that there might as well be no other companies.

Google is at the very top of this list. Facebook is there as well. As, increasingly, is Amazon.

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