Radical Monopoly

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Ivan Illich - Concepts
... Radical monopoly He invented the concept of radical monopoly when a technical medium is or appears to be more effective, it creates a monopoly which denies access ... By "radical monopoly" I mean the dominance of one type of product rather than the dominance of one brand ... I speak about radical monopoly when one industrial production process exercises an exclusive control over the satisfaction of a pressing need, and excludes nonindustrial activities from competition ...

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