Timmy ElsewhereOctober 6, 2008 Tim WorstallTimmy Elsewhere4 CommentsAt the ASI. Yet another argument against regulation. previousSaucer of milk for Mr. Liddle please!nextBastards! 4 thoughts on “Timmy Elsewhere” Matthew October 6, 2008 at 10:29 am I think you might be placing a bit too much store on stock market capitalisation, but in any case I’m not sure the argument in that paper really holds – loads of the technologies that powered the internet boom (bubble?) came from within very large companies, notably Xerox. Tim adds: Xerox is an extraordinarily bad example for you to use. For of course while they did invent many of the things, they are also famous for never actually putting them onto the market. It was indeed new firms (Apple the most famous) that actually did the getting it into the marketplace. Chris Gilmour October 6, 2008 at 1:41 pm Sounds more like an arguement for letting large failing companies fall and new companies to start up in their place. Kit October 6, 2008 at 1:50 pm Just imagine if Xerox had better lawyers Apple would never have existed. Got to go I have a call coming in on my iXerox. Matthew October 6, 2008 at 7:02 pm “Xerox is an extraordinarily bad example for you to use. For of course while they did invent many of the things, they are also famous for never actually putting them onto the market.” But that’s the point – was that really what the market expected? Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.