Google Changes How It Displays Ads in Bid to Please EU

Bloomberg, here

Les abus de dépendance économique seront davantage sanctionnés, ici

An Analysis of Pre-installed Android Software

J. Gamba et al., here

Google's Display Advertising Stack (simplified)

Why are fintechs getting a regulatory pass?

American Banker, here

Tech: economists wanted

AEA, here. The article is here.

Argumente gegen ein Leistungsschutzrecht für Presseverleger

MPI for Innovation and Competition, hier

"Wir brauchen einen faireren globalen Wettbewerb"

Der Tagesspiegel, hier

EU Industrial Policy After Siemens-Alstom

EPSC, here

The Cambridge Analytica scandal changed the world – but it didn't change Facebook

The Guardian, here

Tech investors include #MeToo clauses in start-up deals

FT, here

Margethe Vestager on Recode Decode

Recode Decode, here

Germany's Competition Agency Cracks Down On Facebook: But Is Antitrust The Right Tool For The Job?

Forbes, here

Das schlaue Örtchen – Die Toilette wird Hightech- und Designerprodukt, hier

ACM to complete market study into mobile app stores in April

ACM, here

Margrethe Vestager to hit Google with another fine

FT, here

PSD2: Banken müssen Drittanbieter-APIs für Testphase freigeben, hier.

Trusting in Antitrust: Actions Against Big Tech Are Now Palatable

NYTimes, here

Platforms and the Rule of Reason: The American Express Case

H. Hovenkamp, here

EU citizens being tracked on sensitive government sites

FT, here

Antitrust and Silicon Valley: New Themes and Direction in Competition Law and Policy

Santa Clara University, Schedule and Video.

A Brief History of "Silicon Valley Antitrust" from 3:33:05.

Monopolization and the Problems of Dominance and Anti-competitive Performance from 5:41:50.

Facebook’s Biblically Bad Week

K. Swisher, here

Apple responds to Spotify with words, but no real answers

Charged, here

Break up Google, says News Corp, here

Apple Defends App Store Policies After Spotify’s Antitrust Complaint

NYTimes, here

Antitrust Limits on Startup Acquisitions

K. Bryan, E. Hovenkamp, here

GDPR and AdTech with Brave

The Capitol Forum, here

Addressing Spotify’s claims

Apple, here

Investment platforms market study: Consultation Paper

FCA, here

Furman Review: Access to data is a new tool against monopoly

ODI, here.

Competition and Europe’s digital future

M. Vestager, here

How big data really fits into lending

FT, here

Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users

TechCrunch, here

UK competition regulator to examine digital advertising

FT, here

ACCC Preliminary report submissions: selected extracts and key points

NewsMediaWorks, here

Competition policy must change to help startups fight ‘winner takes all’ platforms, says UK report

TechCrunch, here

Spotify files EU antitrust complaint against Apple

Reuters, here.
See also here.

CMA welcomes Furman Review recommendations

CMA, here.
Furman Review here

Amazon, MFNs, and Second-Best Antitrust

R. Woodcock, here

Why regulation needs an overhaul

Nesta, here

Calling on Apple and Google to improve information on personal data in their app stores

Forbrukertilsynet, here

Google Gets Serious On Travel Bookings

AdExchanger, here


P. van Cleynenbreugel, here

Amazon to end price practice critics said could violate antitrust law

Axios, here

Digital Conglomerates and EU Competition Policy, here


Video, here

Technology vs. trust: Why this Wharton professor thinks blockchain’s time is yet to come

The Inquirer, here

Mark Zuckerberg announces his firm’s next business model

The Economist, here

Four possible loopholes in the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA)

Brave, here

Hearing on Exploring the Effects of Consolidation and Anticompetitive Conduct in Health Care Markets

Video here

Since when is Apple owning the App Store a problem?

J. Gans, here

Google Search Dominance Has Businesses Paying for Their Name

Bloomberg, here

Beware of the Update Uproar (bit more than one week)

Judge Opens the Door to More Compensation for College Athletes

NYTimes, here.

Regulating in a digital world

House of Lords, Oral and Written Evidence here ; Report here.
Yep, came out on a Saturday.

Algorithms and competition

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