EuGH: Heftiger Streit um "Recht auf Vergessen" im Internet

Heise.de, hier

Vertical Restraints for On-Line Sales

P. Buccirossi, here (Note submitted to the OECD Competition Committee).

REPORT ON THE OECD/ICN SURVEY ON INTERNATIONAL ENFORCEMENT CO-OPERATION

OECD, here

IFPI Digital Music Report 2013

Here

Motorola/Google Proposed Consent Order

Comment, G. Manne, here

The Price of Reputation: Is the market for protected personal information about to take off?

The Economist, here

Open Data Is Not Just For Governments Anymore

Blogs.forrester.com, here

Saisine d’office pour avis portant sur le secteur de la distribution pharmaceutique

Autorité de la concurrence, Décision n° 13-SOA-01 du 25 février 2013, ici

Copyright Disruption In The Cloud: U.S. Courts Divided Over Rights Required For Streaming Entertainment Content From The Cloud – Could A U.S. Supreme Court Showdown Be Looming?

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, here

Evidence-Based Antitrust Enforcement in the Technology Sector

J. Wright, here

Foursquare checks in to more revenue with credit card specials

Cnet.com, here

Preisparität bei Amazon

Kartellblog.de, hier

Integrate or Separate - Institutional Design for the Enforcement of Competition Law and Consumer Law

K. Cseres, here

Amazon to open market in second-hand MP3s and e-books

Newscientist.com, here

Ein Referentenentwurf für das Zweitverwertungsrecht

Iuwis.de, hier

Indagine conoscitiva: risarcimento diretto e assetti concorrenziali del settore RC auto


AGCM, IC42, qui.

Thomas Hoeren: Leistungsschutzrecht würde Notifizierungspflicht verletzen

Leistungsschutzrecht.info, hier

Google News: “We made history in a very good way for the citizens of France.”

Kluwercopyrightblog.com, here

EU and US push WIPO negotiations against human rights, for restrictions on exceptions

KEIonline.org, here

Dutch Royal Library obtains license to provide access to cultural heritage

Futureofcopyright.com, here

Google may reach antitrust settlement with E.U. in second half of the year

Washingtonpost.com, here

Amazon Squashing Affiliates Who Promote Free Kindle Books

Goodereader.com, here

Amazon, Big Six publishers face antitrust suit from indie bookstores over ebook DRM

TheVerge.com, here.

Criticizing the FTC’s Proposed Order in the Google Patent Antitrust Case

G. Manne, here

The Case for Online Obscurity

W. Hartzog & Frederic Stutzman, here

White House announces new US open access policy

Blogs.nature.com, here

Internet Competition and E-books: Challenging the Competition Policy Acquis?

S. Vezzoso (this blog's author), Presentation here (ppt file). 

Europäisches Parlament: Industrie-Ausschuss stimmt gegen Datenschutz

Netzpolitik.org, hier

Twitter releases API for advertisers, enabling integration with cross-platform tools

TheVerge.com, here

Fresh Thinking on Potential Antitrust Responses to Abusive Patent Troll Enforcement Practices

R. Skitol, here

Amazon’s ‘price parity’ clause attracts attention of German antitrust regulator

Gigaom.com, here.  See also the Bundeskartellamt Press Release, here, and the Washington Post's first take, here

AGCM c. Bayer Cropscience

Cons. Stato Sez. VI, Sent., 29-01-2013, n. 548, qui.

The Transcript of Oral Argument in Bowman v. Monsanto: Where's Patent Exhaustion for Self-Replicating Patented Seeds?

Groklaw.net, here

Draft proposals for amending EU competition rules on technology transfer agreements

Public consultation, here

Bruxelles attaque Paris sur les e-books

Lesechos.fr, ici

How Parody Inspires Great Design

Blogs.hbr.org, here

Why it's time to stop using open source licences

G. Moody, here

Google privacy debacle merits fine: case is "test" of draft privacy rules

Reuters.com, here

Bund lässt Software gegen Urheberrechtsverletzungen entwickeln

Heise.de, hier

U.S. justices hostile to farmer's argument against Monsanto

Reuters.com, here

Closed Discussions At WIPO On Treaty For Blind, As New Text Emerges

Ip-watch.org, here

Read Any Good Web Sites Lately? Book Lovers Talk Online

Nytimes.com, here

Which countries receive the most in royalty and license fees?

World Bank, here.

Pratiques anticoncurrentielles dans le secteur de l'abattage et de la commercialisation du porc charcutier sanctionnées

Autorité de la concurrence, ici

La farmacia en el supermercado

ElPais, aquì

Spanish Tribunal Supremo on "screen scraping"

RYANAIR LIMITED v  ATRAPALO, S.L, here (Spanish).

Dutch government will end protection of non-original works to modernise copyright law

Futureofcopyright.com, here

Oracle vs Google legal war begins a new chapter

Newsandinsight.thomsonreuters.com, here

Materials from the GCLC lunch talk on Google

ChillingCompetition.com, here

FRAND, RAND, and SEP: Why These Acronyms Are Important

Techpolicy.com, here

BGH legt EuGH Frage zum technischen Schutz von Schutzmaßnahmen für Videospiele vor

Institut für Urheber- und Medienrecht, hier

Mining the Digital Gold Rush: The Legal (L)ore around France’s Data-Mining Tax

Iposgoode.ca, here

Yelp Defeats Legal Challenge to Its User Review Filter

E. Goldman, here

Responses of Creative Commons to House of Lords comments concerning the CC BY license

Here

U.S. appeals judges quiz lawyers on rules for patenting software

Newsandinsight.thomsonreuters.com, here

Access and the Public Domain

R. Picker, here.

Of particular interest to me is how broad access issues are likely to shape the "scale and scope of competition in the provision of the public domain". 

Efectos del carácter restrictivo de la normativa comercial sobre la competitividad de la economía catalana

Autoritat Catalana de la Competència, aquí.

IP, Antitrust and Looking Back on the Last Four Years

R. Hesse, here

EU antitrust control and patent abuses

M. Mariniello, here (Video, 6:58).

Counting couch potatoes

TheEconomist, here

L'Open Data fragilisé par le droit sur les bases de données

Numerama.com, ici

LobbyPlag - Wie Konzerne Gesetze diktieren

Heute.de, hier

Antitrust Litigation: What’s Changed in Twenty-Five Years?

W. Kolasky, here

Innovation Nation at War (Posner and patents)

Nytimes.com, here

Un passo indietro per il software libero

A. Meo, qui

“Students are heavily dependent on studying from photocopies”

Thehindu.com, here

EU Personal Data Protection "Reform Package":Tracking Lobbyists' Influence

Europlag.eu, here. See also the background article to this project here (German).

IFLA Principles for Library eLending

Here

What Software Is Patentable? Federal Court To Consider In CLS Bank Rehearing

TechCrunch.com, here

Macmillan settles with DOJ, and Apple is last man standing in ebook pricing case

PaidContent.org, here.

Interesting to academia and beyond:
"Electronic versions of academic textbooks” are removed from the settlement’s “requirements and prohibitions” because the DOJ antitrust case focused only on trade books.

The Digital Economy

OECD, Competition Committee, DAF/COMP(2012)22, here.

Coup de coeur: the French contribution to the October 2011 hearing, p. 75 ff.

Google, the ACCC and the High Court

Core Economics, here

La BnF accusée de privatiser des oeuvres du domaine public

Lexpress.fr, ici

Charlottesville anti-drone resolution sparks similar action across US

Wired.co.uk, here

Protection of personal data

ECHR, Factsheet, here

Court of Appeal takes a punt on database rights

The1709blog.blogspot.com, here

Algorithms and competition

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