Originally Posted by stonetools
3. The DOJ thinks that Amazon won't abuse its monopoly position (should they regain that) by raising consumer prices. It doesn't really explain why Amazon would not do that.
That wasn't the way I read that bit. What I thought they were saying was that it was paradoxical that the opponents were raising the spectre of Amazon using a monopoly position to raise prices while at the same time they'd been engineering an agreement constructed to allow them to raise prices themselves.