Germany’s Pressing Ahead: The Proposal for a Reformed Competition Act

R. Podszun, F. Brauckmann, here

SPD will mit staatlicher Agentur Datenmonopol von Internetkonzernen brechen

Handelsblatt, hier

China regulator warns e-commerce platforms to stop monopolistic practices

Reuters, here

How Google Edged Out Rivals and Built the World’s Dominant Ad Machine: A Visual Guide

WSJ, here

Bill Gates thinks Windows Mobile would have beaten Android without Microsoft’s antitrust woes

The Verge, here

China: Doch keine weiteren Beschränkungen für Bitcoin-Mining

Heise.de, hier

Comparative Competition Law

CCL, here

Consummated Merger of Microprocessor Prosthetic Knee Companies Was Anticompetitive

FTC, here

Completed acquisition by Bottomline Technologies (de), Inc. of Experian Limited’s Experian Payments Gateway Business and related assets

CMA, Decision to refer here

Corporate Surveillance of Everyday Life. How Companies Use Personal Data against People

W. Christl, here

77m Ltd v Ordnance Survey Ltd

Here

Why Facebook’s data-sharing initiative is faltering

FT, here

EU's Vestager says Google's antitrust proposal not helping shopping rivals

Reuters, here

How the GDPR Approaches Algorithmic Accountability

TAP, here

Powerful Coalition Pushes Back on Anti-Tech Fervor

NYTimes, here

A Guide to Privacy by Design

AEPD, here

Die EU bastelt an einem Recht auf Reparatur

Heise.de, hier

Decentralised digital ecosystems and competition law: a conceptual framework

R. Nicholls, S. Vezzoso (this blog's author), here (very first draft, please do let us know if you have any comments!).

What is Google going to do with your Fitbit data? Anything it likes

Wired, here

Competition for-the-market: Advocacy & Enforcement in Concessions

OECD Background Paper, here

COMPETITION POLICY WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS

OECD Background Paper, here

Open Banking: Regulatory Challenges for a New Form of Financial Intermediation in a Data-Driven World

N. Remolina, here

Restrictions on Privacy and Exploitation in the Digital Economy: A Competition Law Perspective

N. Economides, I. Lianos, here.

Facial recognition: A solution in search of a problem?

EDPS, here

CLIMATE CHANGE, SUSTAINABILITY AND COMPETITION LAW

S. Holmes, here

Canada's competition watchdog investigating travel site Flighthub

CBC, here

Google’s CSS Auction: Different Name, Same Illegal Conduct

Search Neutrality, here

Monopolization in the Name of Privacy: Google Is Slowly But Steadily Closing Its Advertising Ecosystem

H. Singer, here

IIF’s panel on the Future of Money

Video, here

The Government will share the Spanish financial and health data with companies

VozPopuli, here

Facebook reportedly was in talks to buy Fitbit before Google was

The Verge, here

Anti-Hipster Antitrust

J. Newman, here

What Google's Fitbit Buy Means for the Future of Wearables

Wired, here

Elements of Zuboff’s surveillance capitalism

G. Greenleaf, here

Entwurf eines Gesetzes für eine bessere Versorgung durch Digitalisierung und Innovation

Deutscher Bundestag, hier.  

Teens Love TikTok. Silicon Valley Is Trying to Stage an Intervention.

NYTimes, here

Apple Pay in EU antitrust spotlight as regulators seek details

Reuters, here

INTRODUCTION TO THE HASH FUNCTION AS A PERSONAL DATA PSEUDONYMISATION TECHNIQUE

EDPS, here

WSJCoin: To Understant Cryptocurrencies, We Created One

Video, here

I Got Access to My Secret Consumer Score. Now You Can Get Yours, Too.

NYTimes, here

Global Think-in: The Code of Capital

Podcast, here

EU-Parlamentsvize Barley will Aufspaltung von Amazon

Presse-Augsburg.de, hier.

Rana Foroohar on taming big tech

FT, Podcast here

Pixel Watch : pourquoi le rachat de Fitbit est une excellente affaire pour Google

Numérama, ici

Commission opens investigation into possible collusion by two French retailers in a purchasing alliance

EC, here

Berliner Datenschutzbeauftragte verhängt Bußgeld gegen Immobiliengesellschaft

Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit, here

A Libra Co-Creator on How Facebook Will Make Money From Calibra

Unchained, Podcast here.

Bedroht Facebooks eigene Währung das staatliche Geldmonopol? Bundesbankvorstand Wuerme­ling sieht große Risiken

SZ, hier

China Announces New Regulatory Authority to Certify Digital Payments, Blockchain Products

Coindesk, here

The U.S. Only Pretends to Have Free Markets

T. Philippon, here

Restrictions on Privacy and Exploitation in the Digital Economy: A Competition Law Perspective

N. Economides, I. Lianos, here

Google sued by ACCC after allegedly misleading customers over location data collection

Google, here

HOW MUCH BRANDEIS DO THE NEO-BRANDEISIANS WANT?

D. Crane, here

RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT AND FACILITATE REGULATORY CO-OPERATION BETWEEN DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITIES AND CONSUMER PROTECTION AND COMPETITION AUTHORITIES TO ACHIEVE CLEAR AND CONSISTENTLY HIGH STANDARDS OF DATA PROTECTION IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

41st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners October 2019, Tirana, Albania, here

Antitrust and Tech: Europe and the United States Differ, and it Matters

G.Werden & L. Froeb, Audio here

Tying in evolving industries, when future entry cannot be deterred

C. Fumagalli, M. Motta, here

Google is reportedly trying to buy Fitbit

The Verge, here

Digitale Souveränität im Kontext plattformbasierter Ökosysteme

Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie, hier

Money 20/20: Calibra head claims Libra AML efficacy higher than other payment networks

FinExtra, here

Building a positive digital world

M. Vestager, here

MERGER CONTROL IN DYNAMIC MARKETS

OECD, here

Margrethe Vestager eyes toughening ‘burden of proof’ for Big Tech

FT, here

VERS DES PRIX PERSONNALISÉS À L’HEURE DU NUMÉRIQUE ?

E. Combe, ici

Xi Jinping’s endorsement of blockchain sparks China stocks frenzy

FT, here. The discourse here

Which antitrust investigations should Big Tech worry about?

FT, here

Google Sweetens Search-Engine Remedy After EU Pressure

WSJ, here (and here).

Blockchain, FinTechs and their relevance for international financial institutions

EIB, here

Conference on Competition Law and Sustainability

Video here.

Competition Authorities to Investigate Mobile Application Store Dominance

B. Yüksel, N. Acar, M. Salan, here

Cipher Technologies Bitcoin Fund

Here

Blockchain/crypto: a new digital economy

C. Jeanneau, Slides here

ACM ontwikkelt leidraden voor het delen van infrastructuur

ACM, hier

Applications mobiles : un texte sénatorial veut libérer les utilisateurs des règles des GAFA

Publicsenat.fr, ici

Ethikgremium empfiehlt Algorithmen-Verordnung

FAZ, hier

New Rules for Credit Reporting Systems in the Digital Economy

EDPB, here

Yelp on Google

Here

Antitrust, Tech Monopoly and the Apple Case

C. Sagers, here.

Banks may cut ties with Facebook on Libra concerns, ING warns

FT, here

Gutachten der Datenethikkommission

Hier.
Executive Summary here.

The Code-ification of Law and Its Potential Effects

T. Kaeseberg, here

Data Ownership: Exploring Implications for Data Privacy Rights and Data Valuation

US Senate Committee, here

DESIGNING SELF- AND CO-REGULATION INITIATIVES: EVIDENCE ON BEST PRACTICES

BEIS, here

Libra and its potential role

OMFIF Podcast, here

The Regulatory Regime for Stablecoins

Libra, here

Was Libra wirklich bringt

Libra in FAZ, hier. and auf Englisch here.

AI RIGHTS FOR CONSUMERS

BEUC, here

Tech platforms are where public life is increasingly constructed, and their motivations are far from neutral

NiemanLab, here.

Open Banking: Regulatory challenges for a new form of financial intermediation in a data-driven world

N. Remolina, here

Commission imposes interim measures on Broadcom in TV and modem chipset markets

EC, here.

QUO VADIS VERTICAL BER? – THE BUNDESKARTELLAMT’S BACKGROUND PAPER

D'Kart, here

DER REFERENTENENTWURF ZUM GWB

D'Kart, hier

Soziale Marktwirtschaft für den europäischen Datenraum

U. von der Leyen, hier

Apple is suffocating mobile-payment rivals

Quartz, here

Google confirms acquisition of data science community Kaggle

ZdNet, here

We may need a whole new approach to data protection

Live Mint, here

Why the government is investigating Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook for antitrust — but not Microsoft

Vox, here

There’s a big problem with Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency

Ars Technica, here

Google’s $2.6 Billion Looker Deal Said to Get Closer DOJ Review

Bloomberg, here

The Interaction of EU Competition, Consumer, and Data Protection Law in the Digital Economy: The Regulatory Dilemma in the Facebook Odyssey

M. Botta, K. Wiedermann, here

Sports Direct calls for probe into Nike and Adidas dominance

BBC News, here

Antitrust After Big Data

J. Yun, here.

RGPD : Vueling sanctionnée par la CNIL espagnole pour sa politique de cookies

Next Inpact, ici.. 

Amazon's massive investment in food delivery startup Deliveroo faces further delays thanks to a formal antitrust probe

Business Insider, here

Is Libra Dead?

E. Reineris, here

Antitrust in Digital Markets

J. Newman, here

Brave highlights critical CCPA omission in letter to the Attorney General of California

Brave, here

Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 3: The Role of Data and Privacy in Competition

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 3 pm Trento Time, streaming here

Competition Authorities to Investigate Mobile Application Store Dominance

Kluwer Competition Law Blog, here

Apple Pay rückt angeblich ins Fadenkreuz der EU-Kommission

Heise.de hier

Fear of Facebook spurs momentum for Fed to build its own digital currency

Politico.eu, here

NYSE Arca Order

SEC, here

Jeff Bezos’s Master Plan

F. Foer, here

Competing at Scale: EU Competition Policy fit for the Global Stage

ERT, here

Brave writes to all European governments to press for strong ePrivacy protections

Brave, here

EU-Kommission: Digitalchefin Vestager plädiert bei KI für "Vertrauen by Design"

Heise.de, hier

Joint memorandum of the Belgian, Dutch and Luxembourg competition authorities on challenges faced by competition authorities in a digital world

B, NL, LUX Competition Authorities, here

Rights as Methodology?

CIM, here

Tether Backers Sued Over Market Manipulation

Bloomberg, here

Desktop OS Market Share Worldwide

Statcounter, here

Germany finalizes proposed changes in competition rules

PoliticoPro, here

Geldbuße gegen Bose Ges.m.b.H.

Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde, hier

Adversarial Interoperability

C. Doctorow, here

CMA alleges guitar firm illegally prevented price discounts

CMA, here

Interoperability Is Not the Only Obstacle to Blockchain Adoption

CMSWire, here

BLOCKCHAIN NOW AND TOMORROW

EU Science Hub, here

Senators Caution Mastercard, Visa, Stripe on Libra Membership

Bloomberg, here

The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Ethics, Policy and Regulation

UCLP Public Policy, Video here

The anthropology of #cryptocurrency and the possible end of the nation state

A. Tripathi, here

GOVERNING DLT NETWORKS

Accenture, here

The internet: broken or about to be broken?

G. Smith, here

The Next Generation of Data-Sharing in Financial Services: Using Privacy Enhancing Techniques to Unlock New Value

WEF, here

Order approves 11 interveners in Android Case

T-804/18, here

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, Google’s new competition cop, says everything is "on the table"

The Texas Tribune, here

Data scraping and the implications of the latest LinkedIn-hiQ court ruling

iabb, here. 

The Ties That Bind Facebook's Libra

Wired, here

Insight report on sharing engineering data

Lloyd’s Register Foundation, here

On Libra, trust, etc.

From Erasmus University, Video here.

Droits voisins : enquête « exploratoire » de l'Autorité de la concurrence

Le Point, ici. Mais ici

House panel taps startup for Facebook files

660 News, here

Malaysia proposes $20 million fine on Grab for abusive practices

Reuters, here. See also here

REGULATORY MARKETS FOR AI SAFETY

J. Clark, G. Hadfield, here

Google faces UK class action lawsuit over collecting iPhone data

FT, here

Libra member companies are planning to meet this month in Switzerland

CNBC, here

Huawei backdoor to Google apps slams shut

Mobile World Live, here

Open Banking and the Closed Ecosystem: The Tech Banks Need to Navigate GDPR

BizTechMagazine, here

Du droit et des algorithmes

M. Teller, ici

Criteo porte plainte contre Facebook devant l'Autorité de la concurrence

LesEchos, ici

Regulating the Internet of Things

UK House of Commons, Debate Pack here

Competitive Edge: Five building blocks for antitrust success: the forthcoming FTC competition report

Equitable Growth, here

Finance et acteurs numériques : fintechs, GAFA, transformation des banques

@Echelle, vidéo ici

FASHION-ID: INTRODUCING A PHASE-ORIENTED APPROACH TO DATA PROTECTION?

European Law Blog, here

Bierkartell-Bußgeld: Preisnachlass für Edeka Nord in Sicht

Welt.de, hier

Facebook Can Be Forced to Delete Content, E.U.’s Top Court Rules

NYTimes, here

US: Siri will no longer default to using Apple messaging

CPI, here

3 drug firms accused of illegal market sharing

CMA, here.

What Are the Benefits of Data Sharing?

H. Huttunen et al., here

Andrew Yang's privacy proposal sounds great, but could be awful

Cnet, here

Bottom-up data Trusts: disturbing the ‘one size fits all’ approach to data governance

S. Delacroix, N. Lawrence, here

READ THE FULL TRANSCRIPT OF MARK ZUCKERBERG’S LEAKED INTERNAL FACEBOOK MEETINGS

The Verge, here

Banking, FinTech, Big Tech: Emerging challenges for financial policymakers

K. Petralia, T. Philippon, T. Rice, N. Véron, here

Digitale Währungen, insbesondere Libra

Öffentliche Anhörung des Ausschusses Digitale Agenda 25. September 2019, Stellungnahmen hier

Understanding the economics of information sharing

BBVA, here

Storing cookies requires internet users’ active consent

Judgment in Case C-673/17, press release here. Ruling here

Guiding Policies and Procedures under Section F of the UN Set on Competition

UNCTAD, here

Erster Kfz-Versicherungstarif mit Dashcam-Bonus

Heise.de, hier

PayPal gets Chinese payments license

FinExtra, here

A Theory of Falling Growth and Rising Rents

P. Aghion, here

House Antitrust Investigators Now Scrutinizing Google's Plans to Add DNS Encryption to Chrome

Gizmodo, here

Snapchat's Secret Dossier on Facebook

The Journal, Podcast here

Dezentrale Datenpools – Europas Chance in der Plattformökonomie

D. Janecek, D. Bayaz, hier. 

MFN Clauses and Antitrust Enforcement: On a Slow Path to Convergence?

I. Vandenborre & C. Janssens, Podcast here

Facebook says Libra is out of its control. But Libra's overseers are a web of Silicon Valley insiders

CNN, here

Libra: Articles of Association

Google reportedly under antitrust scrutiny for new internet encryption protocol

Cnet, here

Competition in Digital Technology Markets: Examining Acquisitions of Nascent or Potential Competitors by Digital Platforms

Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights (US), Video here

What Should Be Done? The Debate on How EU Competition Law Should Respond to China

Our Curious Amalgam, here

Digitalcharta Innovationsplattform: D

Beschluss des Bundesvorstandes der CDU Deutschlands, hier

FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter on Facebook's $5 billion fine, YouTube's COPPA violations, and the dangers of under-enforcement

Recode Decode, here

Solicitor General recommends Supreme Court deny cert in Google v Oracle

Here

AI ethics and the limits of code(s)

Nesta, here

Gesamtverband Autoteile-Handel eV v KIA Motors Corporation

Case C‑527/18, here

New Anti-Monopoly Regulations in Force in China

Orrick, here

Google Expands Digital Payments Push in India

Bloomberg, here

Co-Regulation and the Competitive Advantage in the GDPR: Data Protection Certification Mechanisms, Codes of Conduct and the 'State of the Art' of Data Protection-by-Design

M. Grafenstein, here

Google Android

EC, CASE AT.40099, here

THE FUTURE OF COMPETITION LAW: TIME TO CHANGE OR TIME TO ADAPT?

I. de Silva, here

Facebook may copy your app, but Amazon will copy your shoe

The Verge, here

Ecosystem Businesses Are Changing the Rules of Strategy

J. Birkinshaw, here

The Right Way to Regulate Digital Platforms

G. Kimmelman, here

Snap Detailed Facebook’s Aggressive Tactics in ‘Project Voldemort’ Dossier

WSJ, here

EBA outsourcing guidelines: What banks, fintechs and cloud providers need to know

Computer Weekly, here

Competition Law and the Brics

Video here

Big Tech Regulation Shouldn’t Sweep Up Startups, Uber CEO Says

Bloomberg, here

Gov't targeting global OTAs' 'unfair request' over hotel rate

The Korea Times, here

Completed acquisition by PayPal Holdings, Inc. of iZettle AB: Failure to comply with requirements imposed on PayPal by the Initial Enforcement Order

CMA, here

‘We have reached “peak cloning” in Silicon Valley’: when does copying your competitor’s product become anticompetitive?

F. Bostoen, here

Are Key Word Searches Key to Competition? An Analysis of FTC v. 1-800 Contacts

M. Ohlhausen, here

The industry that cries wolf: pharma and innovation

M. Carrier, G. Tung, here

Digitalisering en consumentenbescherming

AFM, hier

Recommendations for the Artificial Intelligence Research Agenda for the Netherlands

C. Muller, here

La CNMC investiga posibles prácticas anticompetitivas en relación con el acceso a las redes de cajeros por parte de ciertas entidades bancarias

CNMC, aquì.

Social Networks or Social Nightmares?

Panel Discussion / Vienna Humanities Festival 2019, September 29, MARX HALLE with Roger McNamee, Evgeny Morozov, Max Schrems and Shalini Randeria, Video here

Proving that competition principles are sufficiently flexible and fit for the future (?)

M. Snoep, here

Data Politics Worlds, Subjects, Rights

Edited By D. Bigo, E. Isin, E. Ruppert, here

WIPO Conversation on Intellectual Property (IP) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

WIPO, here

BRISER LE MONOPOLE DES BIG TECH

S. Soriano et al., ici

A new governance for personal data in the XXIst century

PrivacyTech White Paper, here

Jeff Bezos says Amazon is writing its own facial recognition laws to pitch to lawmakers

Vox, here

David Marcus über Libra: «Wenn wir den Zahlungsverkehr nicht revolutionieren, machen es andere»

NZZ, hier

The Fantasy of Opting Out

F. Brunton & H. Nissenbaum, here

Leitfaden Preisspitzen

Bundeskartellamt, hier

THE OECD INTERNATIONAL CARTEL DATABASE

Here

Commission fines Coroos and Groupe CECAB €31.6 million for participating in canned vegetables cartel

EC, here

Düsseldorf Court of Appeal Revokes Antitrust Authority's Data Processing Prohibition for Facebook

CR Online, here

Italian Supervisory Authority approves Code of Conduct for consumer credit agencies

Covington & Burling, here

BRICS in the digital economy

Here

Labor markets and competition

R. Chopra, here

Advertising executives point to five ways Google stifles business

Reuters, here

Infrastructure Data Sharing

UK's Regulators Framework, here.

Are Regulatory Agreements to Address Climate Change Anticompetitive?

H. Hovenkamp, here

A national vision for digital agriculture

M. Keogh, here

GDPR in the automotive sector - Data protection authority North Rhine-Westphalia on car garages, joint controllership and product monitoring

C. Pitz, here

The alternatives to privatisation and nationalisation

The Economist, here

Facebook to the ACCC

Regulating digital markets - do we tame the big beasts or set them free?

Diginomica, here

iHuman perspective: Neural interfaces

The Royal Society, here

METHODOLOGICAL INTEGRITY AND THE GDPR

M. Hildebrandt, here

Law for Computer Scientists

M. Hildebrandt, here

Digital platforms will soon face more regulatory scrutiny in Japan

White and Case, here

briefing on RTB and the GDPR

J. Ryan, here

Online-Banking: Bafin sieht wenig Probleme bei Umstellung auf PSD2

Heise.de, hier

US regulator says Amazon search algorithm may be ‘problematic’

FT, here

Le défi de l'explicabilité des algorithmes publics

BdT, ici

Blockchain-Strategie der Bundesregierung

BMWI, hier

CJEU decides that the originality level is the same for all copyright works, including works of applied art

E. Derclaye, here

Digital challenges to the international monetary and financial system

B. Cœuré, here

Migration between platforms

G. Biglaiser, J. Crémer and A. Veiga, here

The Slow Death (and Rebirth?) of US Antitrust Enforcement

Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, watch here

Faut-il mettre fin aux monopoles des GAFA ?

France Culture, Podcast ici

Justice Department presses Google rivals for info as part of antitrust inquiry

Axios, here

Senate creates select committee on fintech and regtech

AFR, here

Zunehmende Distanz der Politik zu Facebooks Libra

Heise.de, hier

House Antitrust Panel Seeks Documents From 4 Big Tech Firms

NYTimes, here.
The four letters here

Is there a role for blockchain in responsible supply chains?

OECD, here

Phishing & Co: Betrüger nutzen Start der PSD2-Richtlinie aus

Heise.de, hier

We’re living in an era of digital feudalism. Here’s how to take your data and identity back

Quartz, here

Copyright in artificially generated works

AIPPI, here

Google adjusts search algorithm to boost original journalism

FT, here

Security and trust in a digital world

M. Vestager, here

The Council of Europe established an Ad Hoc Committee on Artificial Intelligence - CAHAI

COE, here

Sorry, Silicon Valley: your tormentor-in-chief just got a bunch of new powers

MIT Technology Review, here

Data trusts raise questions on privacy and governance

FT, here

Why Europe should take the lead on trade

The Economist, here (and here). 

Über influential?

Corporate Europe, here

Brave's Johnny Ryan and IAB Europe clash over GDPR real-time bidding legality

The Drum, here

« Avec le Libra, nous n'allons pas faire de création monétaire »

LesEchos, ici

Advertising executives point to five ways Google stifles business

Reuters, here

Fintech’s need to watch their digital backs – short-term lending banned by Google

Daily Fintech, here

Google, Mayo Clinic strike sweeping partnership on patient data

StatNews, here

Google’s cloud chief Thomas Kurian on antitrust, Amazon competition

CNBC, here

AG Szpunar advises CJEU to rule that internet downloads of ebooks are covered by right of communication to the public, not distribution (so, no, there is no digital exhaustion under InfoSoc Directive)

IPKat, here

Web scraping doesn’t violate anti-hacking law, appeals court rules

ArsTechnica, here and here

Tom Kabinet's Opinion

Here

MARGRETHE VESTAGER AGAIN!!!!!!!!


Announcement here, at (7:56, also from 54:00 and 1:04:00).

COMPETITION ISSUES IN THE DIGITAL ERA – EU DEVELOPMENTS

K. Fountoukakos, S. Hall, here

COMPETITION 4.0

D'Kart, here

48 states are probing Google on antitrust grounds. Why isn’t California?

LATimes, here

AdC condena 14 bancos a coima de 225 milhões de euros

AdC, aqui.

The Case for Employing Hybrid Welfare Standards in Antitrust Matters

S. Walker, Audio here

Technology Tencent Music Dives as Watchdog Probes Its Record-Label Ties

Bloomberg, here

Draft Guidelines Concerning Abuse of a Superior Bargaining Position in Transactions between Digital Platform Operators and Consumers that Provide Personal Information

FTC Japan, here

50 State AGs announce Google antitrust probe

Live, here.  Also watch here.

Frank Pasquale, the Father of Algorithmic Transparency (and Much More) on Competition Lore

Podcast, here

Australia is figuring out its own way to wrestle with tech giants

MarketplaceTech, Podcast here

@Echelle : Furman report

Video here

Ex-ante competition law enforcement and online platforms – a tool with no (clear) instructions

D. Mandrescu, here

Tech Firms Need More Regulation

B. Smith, C. Browne, here

Apple tweaks its App Store algorithm as antitrust investigations loom

TechCrunch, here

Ein neuer Wettbewerbsrahmen für die Digitalwirtschaft

Kommission Wettbewerbsrecht 4.0, hier (Zusammenfassung hier).

FACEBOOK VS. BUNDESKARTELLAMT

R. Podszun, hier

ICYMI: Silvie Goulard moderating an important panel

Here (from 7:46:00).

Le tribunal de commerce de Paris condamne Amazon à une amende de 4 M€ et lui impose de revoir ses conditions générales d’utilisation

Jugement ici

Data portability and privacy

Facebook (yes), here

@Echelle event on 11 April 11 2019 looks at blockchain

Autorité de la concurrence, here

EU competition rules on horizontal agreements between companies – evaluation

EC, here

Wanted: fast solutions for fast-growing platforms

Stibbe, here

EU looking to see if Facebook's Libra currency poses competition risks

Reuters, here

How Each Big Tech Company May Be Targeted by Regulators

NYTimes, here

NY attorney general will lead antitrust investigation into Facebook

TechCrunch, here

How Robert Bork Fathered the New Gilded Age

ProMarket, here

China says new digital currency will be similar to Facebook's Libra

Reuters, here

KI-Enquete: Schon bald erste Empfehlungen?

Tagesspiegel, hier und hier

Digital Economy Report 2019

UNCTAD, here

America’s Existential Antitrust Crisis

Nota Bene, Podcast here

Steve Wozniak on Big Tech

Bloomberg, here.

Bavarian Data Protection Authority publishes new FAQ on requirements for WebFonts, Maps, GoogleAnalytics, Facebook Custom Audience and more

C. Piltz, here

Google accused of secretly feeding personal data to advertisers

FT, here.
More here

How a ‘regulatory sandbox’ can drive innovation in financial services

World Finance, here

Algorithms and competition

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