Public Law expert Mai Chen, in an article to be published in the 'NZ Law Journal' next month, says the environment created by the Government's broadband package "has resulted in a push for greater regulation of monopoly or dominant incumbents in other areas such as the postal market and in airport pricing".As
The minute you let the government get away with one bit of regulation, it craves more. And if Mai Chen is saying so, you know it's more than mere speculation.A fair question, isn't it David? Remember Jefferson's warning: "The government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take it all away again."
How much more private property will soon be "unbundled"? And what moral high ground will Tory unbundling advocates stand on when it happens?
LINKS: Telecom reform may spur others - Dominion Post
See what you did? - The Whig
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