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“Because it has the appearance of rigor, the danger is that you may get the idea that you are getting the whole picture, that you now really understand what’s going on.”

That’s author and Columbia Law professor Tim Wu, in his review today of the popular business and tech blog Stratechery written by Ben Thompson. Wu argues that while Thompson’s signature concept of “aggregation theory” is a useful lens through which to understand the idealized workings of a digital platform business, it’s insufficient when applied to the antitrust arguments…

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Kaushik Viswanath

Kaushik Viswanath

I work with authors at Medium. Previously an editor of business books at Penguin Random House.

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