Susan Athey: Applying Machine Learning to the Economy

Stanford Business, here

Klöckner darf digitale Plattform für Stahlprodukte starten

Bundeskartellamt, hier

Inside the Engine Room of Digital Platforms: Reviews, Ratings, and Recommendations

P. Belleflamme, M. Peitz, here

Telegram Triples Price in Largest Initial Coin Offering

Bloomberg, here

Economic approach to privacy and data security issues

M. Ohlhausen, here. 

Corporate America Is Suppressing Wages for Many Workers

A. Kruger, E. Posner, here

Mobile Security Updates: Understanding the Issues

FTC, here

Amazon circles home security market with $1bn Ring deal

FT, here. See also here (Reuters).

Daten einfach übertragen: Ihr Recht auf Datenportabilität

Stiftung Datenschutz, hier

Content Analysis of Cyber Insurance Policies: How do carriers write policies and price cyber risk?

S. Romanosky et al., here

Is the Market for Digital Privacy a Failure?

C. Fuller, here

Privacy Expectations and Preferences in an IoT World

P. Emami-Naeini et al., here

Bayer to win EU approval for $62.5 billion Monsanto deal

Reuters, here

Italian marketplace Eataly gets own payments app with Mastercard

FinExtra, here

Antitrust enforcement: equal contributions of legal and economic analysis

M. Delrahim, here

Google Shopping: letter from comparison shopping services and others calling on the EC to reject current


EU: Ban on unjustified geo-blocking expected to apply as of late 2018

BakerMcKenzie, here

GDPR will have positive ripple effect, says US consumer group, here

Switzerland: Spotlight On Copyright Issues Of Blockchain Technology

Mondaq, here

Blockchain technology is on a collision course with EU privacy law

Iapp, here

Goethe-Uni entwickelt Datenschutz-App für das Smartphone, hier.

Opening statement at the PC public hearing into Competition in the Australian Financial System

ACCC, here

Facebook’s data collection in Germany caught in antitrust spotlight

MLex Podcast, here


FAZ, hier.
Wer einmal seine Daten auf einer Akte einer Kasse habe, der sei auch im Fall von Beitragssatzerhöhungen wenig geneigt, den Anbieter zu wechseln...Die Daten müssten übertragbar bleiben...”

Der Spion flirtet mit

FAZ, hier.

The British couple that cost Google £2.1 billion

Wired UK Podcast, here. And Jeff Jarvis discussing “The Case Against Google” here (from 1:02:18)

Good Times, Bad Times, Trust Will Take Us Far: Competition Enforcement and the Relationship Between Washington and Brussels

M. Delrahim, here.

The Antitrust Logic of Biologics

S. Ghosh, here.

A Solution in Search of a Problem at the Biologics Frontier

E. Lietzan, here.

Progressive Antitrust

H. Hovenkamp, here.

Brief comment : “channeling” innovation is not an antitrust goal, but “protecting” innovation is. 

Les monopoles : un danger pour les États-Unis ?

Banque de France, ici.

Dead Reckoning: Navigating Content Moderation After “Fake News”

Data Society, here.

UK’s FCA Inks FinTech Collaboration With CFTC

Pymnts, here

How consumers Value Digital Privacy: New Survey Evidence

C. Fuller, here

Datenschutz als Dienstleistung

Adzine, hier

"Diese Marken sind für Edeka zu wichtig", hier

Should we treat data as labor? Let’s open up the discussion

Brookings, here

Free flow of non-personal data in the European Union

EPRS, here

Supreme Court declines to review pay-for-delay ruling

Reuters, here.

Disney Misused 'Star Wars,' 'Frozen' Copyrights, Says Judge

Hollywood Reporter, here

Driverless cars: mapping the trouble ahead

FT, here.

Data, Innovation, and Potential Competition in Digital Markets – Looking Beyond Short-Term Price Effects in Merger Analysis

T. McSWEENY; B. O’DEA, here.

Unusually strong words and some concrete proposals. 

Opinion by Former Senior Government Officials and Leading Antitrust Experts on the Significant Antitrust Risks Posed by Broadcom’s proposed takeover of Qualcomm

Nobody Wants to Let Google Win the War for Maps All Over Again

Bloomberg, here

Alibaba’s social credit rating is a risky game

 FT, here.

Is MyData a Force or Counter Force?

A. Jogi Poikola, here.

The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence: Forecasting, Prevention, and Mitigation


The Case Against Google

The NYTimes, here

Das Microsoft-Dilemma

Das Erste, Video hier

The Rise of Amazon, Facebook May Be Bad News for the Economy

Bloomberg, here.

Big data and innovation: key themes for competition policy in Canada

Competition Bureau, here.

Tech investor Roger McNamee: 'I would like Google to be broken up into 8 or 10 different monopolies'

CNBC, video here.

Mes data sont à moi. Pour une patrimonialité des données personnelles.

Génération libre, ici.

A qui confier notre portefeuille de données personnelles ?

Du grain à moudre (France culture), Podcast ici

Is consumer 3D printing over before it begins?

ITNews, here.

Whatsapp Beta allows users to download the information it has collected and stored about them, here.

Dateneigentum – Eine gute Idee für die Datenökonomie?

Stiftung Neue Verantwortung, hier.

Hunting the Big Five: Twenty-first Century Antitrust in Historical Perspective

R. Langlois, here.

Innovation Policy Pluralism

D. Hemel, L. Larrimore Ouellette, here

Energy bills, switching, and a coconut roulade

The Chopping Board Economist, here

Google Shopping: beware of ‘selffavouring’ in a world of algorithmic nudging

N. Zingales, here

Canadian Regulator On Innovation’s Slow Roll

Pymnts, here.


Stiftung Datenschutz, hier

Antitrust Analysis Involving Intellectual Property and Standards: Implications from Economics

J. Padilla, D. Ginsburg, K. Wong-Ervin, here

Biologics: The New Antitrust Frontier

M. Carrier, C. Minniti, here

ACCC on dealing with algorithms

InnovationAus, here

EU to probe Apple’s $400m deal for Shazam

FT, here

Retail Banking Remedies

CMA Blog, here

To protect or collect? Germany’s big data divide, here

The House That Spied on Me

Gizmodo, here

Competition Commission of India fines Google for abusing dominant position

Reuters, here.
Decision here.

Bank of Canada warns of threat from Big Data

The Globe and Mail, here. Remarks here.

Review into Open Banking – giving consumers choice

AUS Treasury, here

Angus Deaton on the Under-Discussed Driver of Inequality in America: “It’s Easier for Rent-Seekers to Affect Policy Here Than In Much of Europe”

ProMarket, here

The Copyright Permissions Culture in Software Preservation and Its Implications for the Cultural Record

Association of Research Libraries, here

Google-Nest merger raises privacy issues

BBC, here

Who blinked first in Waymo v. Uber?

The Verge, here

Feedback to the Commission's Proposal on a Framework for the Free Flow of Non-Personal Data

I. Graef, R. Gellert, N. Purtova, M. Husovec, here

Démanteler les GAFA ?

Le Monde, ici

Data Portability Under GDPR: Technical Challenges

Philips, here

Facebook’s German antitrust probe hinges on market power of network effects

mLex, here

Internal Compliance Mechanisms for Firms in the EU General Data Protection Regulation

G. Voss, here

Das erste Urteil zum Lkw-Kartell – Auftakt nach Maß?

R. Velte, hier

Algorithmic Trading Compliance in Wholesale Markets

FCA, here

Koalitionsvertrag und Kartellverfolgung

K. Ost, hier

Kartellrecht, Marktmacht und Facebook

S. Louven, hier.

France: Wikimedia loses constitutional challenge to law protecting images of national buildings

IrishLegal, here.

Vestager kicks off new chapter in Google Shopping probe

Politico, here

Es braucht kein Dateneigentum

iRights, hier

Devices, the weak link in achieving an open internet

Arcep, here

Victoire de la Commission vie privée dans la procédure Facebook

CPVP, ici et here.


VZBV, hier. Ruling hier.

Access to car data – the new battleground that risks consumer choice

Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile, here.

Competition in changing times

M. Vestager, here

Terrible Copyright Ruling Over An Embedded Tweet Undermines Key Concept Of How The Internet Works

TechDirt, here

The Tyranny of Convenience

T. Wu, here

Artificial Intelligence and the Good Society

c. Cath, M. Zimmer, S. Lomborg, B. Zegenbergen, here

Third Circuit Says “Umbrella Damages” Bar Does Not Preclude Antitrust Standing Where Product Is Partly Comprised of Materials Not Subject to the Alleged Conspiracy

PBWT, here

Google removes ‘view image’ button from search results to make pics harder to steal

The Verge, here

Only the EU can break Facebook and Google's dominance

G. Soros, here

How to (Re)Use Big Data

S. Leonelli, Video here

Research: A Strong Privacy Policy Can Save Your Company Millions

K. Martin, A. Borah, R. Palmatier, here

Schweppes SA v Red Paralela SL: more details

Marques, here

Global Food Value Chains and Competition Law - BRICS Draft Report

I. Lianos, here

Should the tech giants be broken up?

N. Petit, here

La gran banca engañó a cientos de empresas a lo largo de 10 años

El Mundo, aquì.

Artificial intelligence and privacy

Datatilsynet, here

Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon want to fix health care

Cnn, here.

Europe’s new data protection rules export privacy standards worldwide, here.

Blockchain to track Congo's cobalt from mine to mobile

Reuters, here.

If You Can’t Take the Heat Map: Benefits & Risks of Releasing Location Datasets, here.

Tech giants go to med school. Apple and Amazon’s moves in health signal a coming transformation

The Economist, here.

Harvard Business Manager berichtet über Studie der Hochschule Koblenz, hier.

Europäer sollten die richtigen Schlachten schlagen

Criteo, hier.

EU schadet mit Datenschutz den Startups, macht aber Google und Facebook stärker

Gründerszene, hier.

Connected compliance

Bakermckenzie, here.

Two Monkeys Were Paid Unequally: Excerpt from Frans de Waal's TED Talk

Video, here.

How critics say drug companies play "games" to stave off generic competitors

CBS News, here.

« Cookies tiers » et protection des données

C. Perrin, ici.

Oracle could prevail in copyright case against Google based on commercial market harm

K. Riley, here.

Die Geoblocking-Verordnung: kleiner Schritt für digitalen Binnenmarkt

K. Künstner, hier.

Doch nicht so einfach mit der Fahrphysik

Zeit,de, hier.

Eric Posner on Cultural Monopsonies and Data-As-Labor

E. Posner, here.

EU – Price Comparison Methodologies (DS516): Challenging the Non- Market Economy Methodology in Light of the Negotiating History of Article 15 of China’s WTO Accession Protocol

W. Zhou, D. Peng, here.

Algorithms and competition

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