DHH @dhh Creator of Ruby on Rails, Founder & CTO at Basecamp, NYT best-selling author, and Le Mans 24h class-winning racing driver. Sep. 02, 2019 1 min read

Google is slowly but surely choking the web. This is what monopoly power inevitably leads to. The noblest of founding intentions is no match for the imperative. Growth uber ales will eventually devour every last virtue until all that remains is darkness.  https://www.modernretail.co/platforms/retailers-are-rethinking-their-google-search-strategies/ 

It’s the banality of compulsory growth. Every executive incentivized to capture more, extract harder, squeeze further for four quarters a year, forty quarters a decade. This cancerous expansion is rarely if ever halted from within. Only antitrust laws, monopoly busting constrain.

Absolute market share corrupts absolutely.


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