The boundaries of the “premium sports rights” category and its competition law implications

M. Montejo, here

Online Platforms and the EU Digital Single Market

O. Batura, N. van Gorp, P. Larouche (and L.Filistrucchi), here.
TNO/Ecorys/IViR Report here

Musicians: canaries in the coalmine

J. Lanier, here.
WIPO Magazine, Interview here

Who's downloading pirated papers?, here.

What is the European Commission’s problem with Google and Android?

M. Martyniszyn, here

Will blockchains remove the need for an intermediary?

iDate, here

Airbnb dumps Berlin holiday flats before city crackdown

IrishTimes, here

Bathroom supplier fined £826,000 for restricting online prices

CMA, here.

"The CMA will issue its formal infringement decision shortly."

Google Shuts Out Competitors on Android? Hardly

NYTimes, here

Exploring the Boundaries of Big Data

WRR, here

Google Tests Feature That Lets Media Companies, Marketers Publish Directly to Search Results

WSJ, here

Competition Tribunal rules against TREB in dispute over home sales data, here.
CB's press release, here

PayPal Says Federal Trade Commission Investigating Venmo

Bloomberg, here

Whoa, Amazon isn't just making money. It's making more money than ever.

Wired, here

TripAdvisor acquires HouseTrip as home-rental market consolidates

VentureBeat, here

Waze downplays exploit that let researchers track users

TechCrunch, here

Le Sénat adopte une disposition contre les abus de Google, ici

Buchungsportal darf nicht mit eigenen Hotel-Sternen werben

FAZ, hier

Consumers not breaching copyright by circumventing with VPN, AU Government agency says, here.

Draft Report here

Colgate fined over price fixing

CPI, here.
ACCC's press release, here

BMW, Daimler Steer Clear of Apple Car Project

Technewsworld, here

Commission wants to regulate US-dominated online platform market ("leaked" draft communication)

EurActiv, here.
Draft communication here

Government Advocacy & Disruptive Innovations

ICN Special Project, Presentation here.

Unfortunately, I was so far unable to retrieve a copy of the report (conference materials available on the flash drive distributed to the participants in ICN 2016 Singapore, apparently).

The CMA has asked a number of supermarkets to review their promotions and agreed specific changes with Asda

Pree Release, here.
ASDA's commitments, here

Balancing the effects of online vertical restraints

M. Mandorff, Presentation here

How GDPR changes the rules for research

The Privacy Advisor, here

Data protection regulations and international data flows: Implications for trade and development

UNCTAD, here

Facebook considering a number of ways to let users earn money from posts

DigitalTrends, here

ICOMP on Statement of Objections against Google Android

7 Top Takeaways from EU’s Google-Android-Tying Charges

S. Cleland, here

Appropriability and the European Commission's Android Investigation

D. Auer, here

Google, Online Search and Consumer Confusion in Australia

A. Scardamaglia, A. Daly, here

EC Statement of Objections on Google's Tactics in Mobile

B. Edelman, here

Paranoid About Android

Bloomberg, here

Android’s Model of Open Innovation

Google, here

Commission sends Statement of Objections to Google on Android operating system and applications

EC, Press Release here.
Commissioner Vestager's Statement here.
Factsheet, here.
Press conference, recordings here (Statement) and here (Q&A)

Negative externality: my paper's massively outdated now.

Hankook Tire fined in China for resale price maintenance

Yonhapnews, here

Competencia y economía colaborativa

ElPeriodico, aquì.

Europe is targeting Google under antitrust laws but missing the bigger picture

J. Powles, here

Advancing the Internet of Things in Europe

EC, here

Fair Use and its politics, at home and abroad

J. Hughes, Presentation here

Statement Regarding Investigation into Alleged Anti-Competitive Conduct by Google

Competition Bureau (Canada), here

Online Platforms and the Digital Single Market

UK House of Lords, here.

Nice, informative read. The irony is, though, that given the actual pace of technological and other developments, some parts of it already feel a bit old.

Algorithms and competition

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