Geoff Manne on Microsoft-Activision

MarketWatch – ICLE President Geoffrey A. was quoted by MarketWatch in a story about the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) challenge of Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision. You can read full piece here.

“It’s a bad idea,” Geoffrey Manne, president of the International Center for Law and Economics, said of the FTC’s lawsuit. “There may be markets in which some activities of some of these large tech companies cause concerns, but when they are expanding into new markets or enhancing competition in markets where they aren’t leaders, we should be encouraging them, not threatening them with lawsuits,” he told MarketWatch.