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Enforcing Ports on Companies is Bad

While it’s a no-brainer that switching to one port is a win for consumers, having a government entity enforce that solution on private companies discourages innovation and limits competition.

Recently, the EU moved closer to enforcement of ports on user devices, specifically enforcing Apple to use USB-C on iPhones by 2024.

This move sets a very dangerous precedent, AND basically eliminates free markets and innovation, all in the name of less cords. 🤦🏻‍♂️

While it’s a no-brainer that switching to one port is a win for consumers, having a government entity enforce that solution on private companies discourages innovation, limits competition, and ultimately — years down the road — it is going to be a nightmare for a company with an innovative port technology to bring their innovation to consumers.