China: Apple yanked 25,000 apps from its China App Store

China: Apple yanked 25,000 apps from its China App Store

Apple has reportedly pulled more than 25,000 apps from its App Store in China that were deemed to fall foul of Chinese regulations. At least 4,000 of these apps were tagged with the word “gambling,” according to Bloomberg, while the 25,000 figure comes from state broadcaster CCTV. “Gambling apps are illegal and not allowed on […]

Whither Uber?: Competitive Dynamics in Transportation Networks

Benjamin Edelman, March 20, 2016 Transportation Network Companies offer notable service advances—but do they comply with the law? I offer evidence of some important shortfalls, then consider how the legal system might appropriately respond. Though it is tempting to forgive many violations in light of the companies’ benefits, I offer a cautionary assessment. For one, […]