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Making UK merger control fit for digital markets - Fingleton - Medium
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is currently considering changes to its Merger Assessment Guidelines (MAGs) around how it assesses mergers in digital markets. The MAGs set out the CMA…
competition  platform  monopoly 
11 weeks ago by jackhardinges
Antitrust regulators are using the wrong tools to break up Big Tech — Quartz
Google and Amazon have stripped us of making our own choices—but they’ve done a great job of convincing us otherwise.
competition  platform  monopoly 
11 weeks ago by jackhardinges
CMA launches digital markets strategy - GOV.UK
The CMA has launched its digital markets strategy, setting out how it will continue to protect consumers in rapidly developing digital markets, while fostering innovation.
competition  uk  data-policy 
july 2019 by jackhardinges
The Antitrust Case Against Facebook by Dina Srinivasan :: SSRN
The Facebook, Inc. (“Facebook”) social network, this era’s new communications service, plays an important role in the lives of 2+ billion people across the worl
competition  monopoly  platform  facebook 
june 2019 by jackhardinges
Competition Assessment Toolkit - OECD
Research and policy advice on competition including monopolisation, cartels, mergers, liberalisation, intervention, competition enforcement and regulatory reform., The Toolkit helps governments to eliminate barriers to competition by providing a method for identifying unnecessary restraints on market activities and developing alternative, less restrictive measures that still achieve government policy objectives.
competition  monopoly  regulation 
june 2019 by jackhardinges
The theory of contestable markets | Economics Online
The theory of contestable markets is associated with the American economist William Baumol. A contestable market is one with no entry and exit costs.
economics  competition 
june 2019 by jackhardinges
Here’s how we can break up Big Tech - Team Warren - Medium
Twenty-five years ago, Facebook, Google, and Amazon didn’t exist. Now they are among the most valuable and well-known companies in the world. It’s a great story — but also one that highlights why…
competition  monopoly  platform  web  politics  us-politics 
june 2019 by jackhardinges
Amazon Has Gone From Neutral Platform to Cutthroat Competitor, Say Open Source Developers
On March 11, a Vice President at Amazon Web Services, Amazon’s cloud computing behemoth, published a blog post announcing the release of its own version of Elasticsearch, a powerful open-source…
competition  monopoly  amazon  aws 
may 2019 by jackhardinges
Unlocking digital competition, Report of the Digital Competition Expert Panel - GOV.UK
An independent report on the state of competition in digital markets, with proposals to boost competition and innovation for the benefit of consumers and businesses.
competition  data-portability  data-trusts  data-economy  platform 
march 2019 by jackhardinges
Amazon forced to pull products in India as new rules bite - BBC News
The e-commerce giant has had to remove products from its India site to comply with new rules.
competition  amazon 
february 2019 by jackhardinges
Zuckerberg Plans to Integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger - The New York Times
Facebook’s chief executive has asserted control over its sprawling divisions and mandated the social network’s messaging services be knitted together.
facebook  privacy  competition 
february 2019 by jackhardinges
How to cut Big Tech down to size | Prospect Magazine
Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are too big. But what’s the right way to tame the giants?
data-access  data-value  platform  competition 
january 2019 by jackhardinges
The Seductive Diversion of ‘Solving’ Bias in Artificial Intelligence
The controversy of A.I. bias, and the false allure of “solving” it, detracts from bigger, more pressing questions about the technology.
ai  ethics  bias  competition  platform  data-access 
december 2018 by jackhardinges
My Remarks at the FTC’s Competition and Consumer Protection Hearings: Understanding Exclusionary Conduct in Cases Involving Multi-Sided Platforms, Issues Related to Vertically Integrated Platforms | Hal Singer
Dominant tech platforms have the incentive and ability to leverage their platform power into ancillary markets by vertically integrating and then favoring their affiliated content, applications, or wares in their algorithms and basic features. A platform owner should be concerned for the overall health of its ecosystem, which in theory would discourage it from squeezing…
competition  gafa  platform  google 
december 2018 by jackhardinges
Facebook, Amazon, and Google: a pocket guide to breaking them up - Vox
Columbia Law professor Tim Wu lays out a plan to dissolve the tech giants in his new book The Curse of Bigness.
monopoly  platform  google  competition 
december 2018 by jackhardinges
Why Governments Should Force Tech Companies to Share Their Data
Don't break up digital giants that monopolize online markets; force them to share their data with their competitors instead.
data-access  monopoly  google  facebook  competition 
august 2018 by jackhardinges
Il mercato dei dati personali tra portabilità e concorrenza - Il Sole 24 Ore
Qualche volta, una nuova regola fa sognare come se fosse un discorso visionario. Non sempre questa impressione è il riflesso di una sorta di fascinazione per la politica. Talvolta avviene che una regola sia davvero in grado di svelare la possibilità di uno scenario che si riteneva poco realistico.
data-policy  data-portability  competition  platform 
june 2018 by jackhardinges

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