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Re: monopoly definition

>[...] If MLB is considered a monopoly then what prevents the same
>standards from being imposed on corporations that own most if not all
>the major stations in the major markets?  [...]

Key word in that last sentence: most.  No single company controls
all of radio, unless you can prove that Infinity and Clear Channel
are in collusion (sp?) with one another (and I don't doubt that
some on this list would want to try and prove that :-).  MLB is
undeniably in control of professional baseball.

As long as the number of large companies owning radio stations
equals more than one, monopoly laws do not apply.

-Shawn Mamros
E-mail to: mamros@mit.edu