HUNTING THE WILD GEESE: COMPETITION ANALYSIS IN A WORLD OF “FREE”

F. Polverino, here

Re-use of Public Procurement Data

Epsiplatform.eu, here.

Maßnahmen zur Steigerung des Wettbewerbs auf den Kraftstoffmärkten in Deutschland


J. Haucap, R. Dewenter, U. Heimeshoff, here.

Europe's Cloud Computing Strategy Calls for More Standardization

M.cio.com, here

MySQL: A Business Parable

- Open Source, the IP always owned
- LAMP web stack, MySQL a de-facto standard (FB, Google, Twitter, Yahoo)
- dual licensing (consulting and support, T-shirts sale: uninteresting to VC)
- VC, looking for an "exit"
- Sun and then Oracle acquisitions
- Oracle "not a charity"
From the Open Forum Europe 2012 Conference, here

MEDIDAS EN MATERIA DE INFRAESTRUCTURAS Y SERVICIOS FERROVIARIOS.

CNC, aquí.

Aliyun App Store Confirmed To Be Distributing Pirated Android Apps, Many From Another Pirate Site

Androidpolice.com, here

Update on Trademark-Related Aspects of the Expansion of the Domain Name System

WIPO, Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications, here

Recommandations pour l'ouverture des données et contenus culturels

GROUPE DE TRAVAIL OPEN GLAM, ici

Information Meeting on the Role and Responsibility of Internet Intermediaries in the Field of Trademarks

WIPO, September 17, 2012, Program here, Live Broadcast - floor - here (English here). What I will be following in particular: Sessions 2 and 3: The Use of Trademarks on the Internet:  Problems and Solutions.

Digital Content Contracts for Consumers


N. Helberger & M. Loos & L. Guibault & C. Mak & L. Pessers, here.

German court may defer to EU regulator on Samsung-Apple lawsuits over FRAND patents

Fosspatents.com, here

German Rail: What's the Point of Open Data?

Epsiplatform.eu, here

Competitive Harm from MFNs: Economic Theories

J. Baker, Presentation here

DOJ/FTC Ask if MFns Are Anti-Competitive, and get an earful

Skadden.com, here

The German Proposal on a New Leistungsschutzrecht – Endangering Press Diversity and the Digital Economy

Computer & Communications Industry Association, here

Google and Personal Data Protection

B. Van der Sloot, F. Zuiderveen Borgesius, here

Algorithms and competition

M. Vestager, here . Large friendly letters? "It's true that the idea of automated systems getting together and reaching a...