Mark Monteferrante

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  • Illustration: Health care costs by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    SHETH: Requiring higher health care costs

    Nearly 1 billion people worldwide now use Facebook, less than 10 years after its founding. But what if, before Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook, he had been forced to obtain a government permission slip by proving to bureaucrats that there was a "need" for his service? Without such a permission slip, Mr. Zuckerberg and his partners could not even buy a high-capacity server or other equipment integral to providing their service. Now imagine that obtaining this special permission slip cost hundreds of thousands of dollars in attorney, consulting and application fees.

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