“This is fascinating. The ideology could not be more clear: public universities exist to funnel money to AT&T. If car mechanics were as effective as AT&T in lobbying, police departments would be prohibited from repairing their own cars. If Starbucks were as effective as AT&T lobbying, public institutions would be prohibited from owning or using instant-coffee makers.”
Free markets are something to be encouraged, however, regulatory measures must also assure encouraged democracy, inclusion, opportunity and Justice for all.