Michael Carrier Antitrust Brainstorming

Antitrust Brainstorming Board with Michael Carrier

Below, we have provided the full transcript of the interview with Michael Carrier, Distinguished Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School, recorded on September...
Competing for Free

Competing for Free

A feature of many digital platforms is that they offer services to one side of the platform “for free.” In some instances, the business...
When “Free” Is Not “Free”

When “Free” Is Not “Free”

Consumers on the Internet routinely give away data — information about their habits, preferences, purchasing patterns, contacts and more — in return for “free”...
Monetary Remedies for Zero-Price Privacy Regulation: An Economic Perspective

Monetary Remedies for Zero-Price Privacy Regulation: An Economic Perspective

Zero-price goods and services potentially create a problem for regulators interested in crafting monetary remedies that are deterrent, efficient, and inexpensive to implement in...
Free Isn’t Free: Digital Platform Data Practices and Australia’s Unfolding Regulatory Response

Free Isn’t Free: Digital Platform Data Practices and Australia’s Unfolding Regulatory...

Since the release of its Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report in 2019, the ACCC has continued to be active in investigating digital platform market...
Free as Air?

Free as Air?

“Free” once had a simple meaning – something without constraint whatsoever, as in “free as air.” At times, some have suggested that antitrust enforcement...
CCI Market Studies Incentivizing Industry Participation

How Should the CCI Market Its ‘Market Studies’? A Case for...

By Abhay Joshi & Tanaya Sethi1   I. Market Studies – A Background Market studies are gaining importance among competition regulators across jurisdictions, and the Competition Commission...
Incipient Digital Markets: Insights from Chilean Case Law

Incipient Digital Markets: Insights from Chilean Case Law

By Manuel Abarca Meza*   I. Introduction “Digital-Mania” in Competition Law has finally arrived in Chile, one might think at first sight. On the one hand, several...
Sell/Buy Bundling

Sell/Buy Bundling

This note examines bundling where a firm sells content or a service and, in the process, buys the customer’s attention or data. For example,...
A Tying Perspective on Apple, the iPhone, and the App Store

A Tying Perspective on Apple, the iPhone, and the App Store

Significant attention has recently been paid to Apple’s behavior concerning the iPhone and App Store. In this paper, I employ economic theory concerning tying...
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