Lucky me, I made it to the NYT again, on the Google investigation. See here.
To be honest, my quote is very lame.
I had a better one though. But it did not make it through.
James Kanter reveals it on twitter: ’Enforcers risk becoming Don Quixote figures, tilting at windmills.‘
The point is: 4 years to solve a high-tech case under a settlement, come on…
4 years ago, Nokia was the worlwide leader in handsets. And Blackberry was the dominant smartphone player.
In those sectors, 4 years is an eternity…
And antitrust enforcers may not be far from Quixote, who fell into the illusion that he was fighting a cause that matters, i.e. fighting giants which in reality were innocuous windmills.