Monday, April 5, 2004 - The Progress & Freedom Foundation Blog

On Bundling

After the cable "a la carte" hearings last month, Senator McCain would be well-advised to read Arnold Kling's article on the economics of bundling:

The attempt to criminalize bundling strikes me as opening up a Pandora's Box. Because bundling is so widespread, a paternalistic legislator or court could use bundling as an excuse to interfere in almost any business in America. If the existence of bundling is to be treated as justification for government intervention, then we might as well hand every product and pricing decision over to bureaucrats, and take that as our road to serfdom.

Read the whole thing at TCS.

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