CSIRO wants our laws turned into computer code. Here’s why that’s a bad idea

J. McIntyre, here

Entwurf eines Zehnten Gesetzes zur Änderung des Gesetzes gegen Wettbewerbsbeschränkungen für ein fokussiertes, proaktives und digitales Wettbewerbsrecht 4.0 (GWB-Digitalisierungsgesetz)


Clayton Christensen, author of ‘The Innovator’s Dilemma’, 1952-2020

FT, here

Avviato procedimento di inottemperanza per Facebook

AGCM, qui.

BigTech vs BigBang: Competition in Financial Services

SuperChanger, here

Les consommateurs sont mieux protégés dès aujourd'hui grâce aux nouveaux pouvoirs des autorités nationales de protection des consommateurs et de la Commission

EC, ici

Facebook verstößt gegen Datenschutzrecht

VZBV, hier

AdTech: Broken by Default

Slide (by ?), at CPDP2020, here. 

You Are Now Remotely Controlled

S. Zuboff, here

Impending arrival – a sequel to the survey on central bank digital currency

BIS, here

An AI Epidemiologist Sent the First Warnings of the Wuhan Virus

Wired, here

Structure for the White Paper on artificial intelligence

EC leak, here

LEAK: EU charts 6G future in ambitious industrial plan

Euractiv, here

Expertenanhörung zur Datenstrategie im Kanzleramt

Competition policy in transition: exploring data portability’s roles

This is the extended abstract of an upcoming paper: I'd love to hear if you have any suggestion with regard to further questions the paper could investigate. Thank you!

Competitors in the Digital Economy

House Antitrust Subcommittee, Hearing 17 January 2020, 6 pm Trento Time here; live streaming here.

Why are drug prices so high? Investigating the outdated US patent system

P. Krishtel, TedTalk here.


EBA, here.

The Schism at the Heart of the Open-Source Movement

The Atlantic, here.

Broad Support for Google in the First Round of Supreme Court Briefing

J. Band, here.

Review of De Filippi, Primavera and Wright, Aaron, Blockchain and the Law: The Rule of Code

T. Cutts, here.

What's in Google's Privacy Sandbox? Nothing, For Now

AdExchanger, here..

Grindr and OkCupid Spread Personal Details, Study Says

NYTimes, here.

Mécanismes et (r)écueil du consentement

LINC, ici.

Mergers in the Digital Economy

A. Gautier, J. Lamesch, here.

Google Chrome et disparition des cookies tiers : une annonce en trompe-l’œil

Numerama.com, ici

Addressing the Growing Need for Algorithmic Transparency

H. Watson, C. Nations, here.

Ethical algorithm design should guide technology regulation

Brookings, here.

Here are the best blockchain products at CES 2020

Decrypt, heer.

Mayor calls for new vision for using data to tackle city's challenges

Mayor of London, here.

Apple's privacy update impacts location-based ad market

Digiday, here.

The Theory of Granularity: A Path for Antitrust in Blockchain Ecosystems

T. Schrepel, here.

Welcome to India, Mr. Bezos. Here’s an Antitrust Complaint.

NYTimes, here.

Why Elizabeth Warren Feels ‘Very Uneasy’ Online

NYTimes, here.

Concurrence et risque algorithmique : quelle régulation des algorithmes ?

S. Harnay, F. Marty, J. Toledano, ici.

Data Protection Day 2020: Facing New Challenges

EDPS, here

Algorithmen und Wettbewerb

Bundeskartellamt, hier.

The changing face of UK merger control: getting the deal done in 2020

Fingleton, here

Rachat d’Itas par TDF : saisie par Towercast, l’Autorité considère que l’abus de position dominante de TDF n’est pas établi

Adlc, ici.

All happy families are alike: The EDPS’ bridges between competition and privacy

S. Vezzoso (thig blog’s curator), here.

Please let me know, dear @wavesblog Reader (human or bot alike), if you have any comment, thank you!

Data Protection Commission criticised as WhatsApp decision nears

Irish Times, here

Google to phase out most invasive internet tracking

FT, here

The benefits of sharing personal data – what can we learn from Open Banking?

ICO, here

Waterfront Toronto, Sidewalk Labs strike genial tone ahead of key board vote

Financial Post, here

Datenschatz an Maschinendaten

Morgenpost, hier

EBA report identifies key challenges in the roll out of Big Data and Advanced Analytics

EBA, here

Out of Control

Forbrukerradet, here

India orders antitrust probe of Amazon, Walmart's Flipkart

Bloomberg, here

Blockchain consortium technology considerations

Deloitte, here

Kryptowährungen: Dezentralisierte Apps bei Apple wohl unerwünscht

Heise.de, hier

Open Banking year two: Insights from the CMA9

FinExtra, here

Acquisition for Sleep

L. Persson et al., here

Exit Strategy

M. Lemley, A. McCreary, here

Noch gibt es die Chance, Digitalisierung zu steuern – dafür braucht Deutschland Mut

Focus, hier

Mayor calls for new vision for using data to tackle city's challenges

London, here

Chinese court rules AI-written article is protected by copyright

VB, here

Amicus Brief in Google v. Oracke

M. Lemley et al. here

DuckDuckGo still critical of Google’s EU Android choice screen auction, after wining a universal slot

The Verge, here

What rules should be set?

S. Soriano, here

A Preliminary Opinion on data protection and scientific research

EDPS, here


M. Mann, T. Matzner, here

Sonos’ Google feud is really about platform power

The Verge, here

Artificial intelligence needs global ground rules

FT, here

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism - Shoshana Zuboff, Carole Cadwalladr, Paul Hilder & Shahmir Sanni

IIPP, Video here.


OECD, here

Urheberrechtliche Grenzen des Web Scrapings (Web Scraping under German Copyright Law)

T. Klawonn, here

EC on Irish DPA


White House encourages hands-off approach to AI regulation

The Verge, here

The End of the Beginning

Stratechery, here

FCA and Bank of England announce proposals for data reforms across the UK financial sector

FCA, here

Aadhaar at 10: taking stock – The unfinished work lies with the most vulnerable sections of society

Times of India, here

La renaissance de Mark Zuckerberg via le vrai-faux projet Libra

M. Bidan, ici

Democratizing technology

E. Morozov, Podcast here

From Ethics Washing to Ethics Bashing: A View on Tech Ethics from Within Moral Philosophy

E. Bietti, here

Blockchain Intermediation

A. Walch, Video here

Russian competition watchdog opens investigation into Booking.com

Reuters, here

If Data Portability is the Solution, What's the Problem?

TPI, here

Java API Classes as Fictional Characters―A Proposal for Google v. Oracle

M. Trimble, here

Symposium Consumer and Data Privacy: The Digital Revolution of Legal, Social and Economic Interaction

Maastricht University, 24 January 2020, here

EU Patent Office Rejects Two Patent Applications In Which An AI Was Designated As The Inventor

TechDirt, here

Digital in 2020: A geopolitical programme

EurActiv, here

Is Revolut leading a FinTech revolution … or destroying it?

The Finanser, here

Illumina Inc. has Abandoned Its Proposed Acquisition of Pacific Biosciences of California

FTC, here

What Tech Needs to Do Better in 2020, According to the People Who Build It

OneZero, here

Datenschützerin besorgt über Sicherheitslücken im Gesundheitsnetzwerk

Handelsblatt, hier


C. Caffarra, here

Adversarial Interoperability

N. Grossman, here

Herausforderungen der künstlichen Intelligenz

CH SBFI, hier

Challenge-Driven Innovation Policy: Towards a New Policy Toolkit

M. Mazzucato et al., here

Technology by Design

Podcast here.

Technology Industries Finland

EUDataSharing, here

La decisión de la SIC en el caso Uber

ElTiempo, aquì

ADAC fordert Kontrolle von Autobesitzern über ihre eigenen Daten

FAZ, hier.

Amazon/Deliveroo: Summary of the decision on relevant merger situation and substantial lessening of competition

CMA, here.

Not-so-free markets

D. Coyle, here

Protecting data privacy needs constant evolution

FT, here

Mergers, Product Prices, and Innovation: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry

A. Bonaime, Ye (Emma) Wang, here

Pentagon wants open-source 5G plan in campaign against Huawei

FT, here

Bitcoin: the good and the bad

M. Rauchs, here

How contextual targeting will replace cookies in the privacy age

Venture Beat, here

It Is Time to Break Up the Disney Empire

Pro Market, here

EPO refuses DABUS patent applications designating a machine inventor

EPO, here

The DAO Model Law

Coala, here

China may be just about to launch its digital currency in two cities

MIT, here

Comment Ring est passée d’une start-up de domotique au premier réseau de surveillance des Etats-Unis ?

LINC, ici

The rise of “infomediaries” in support of individual autonomy: a matter of trust and (joint) responsibility

N. Zingales, here