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Fresh thinking needed to keep Big Tech in check

By the Financial Times Editorial Board The Federal Trade Commission’s $5bn fine for Facebook — assuming it is approved by the Department of Justice —...

CPI EU News: FCO Facebook Quadriptych

March 2019 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: CPI EU News: FCO Facebook Quadriptych Click here for a PDF...

Italy: Facebook fined €10M

Italy's antitrust authority announced Friday, December 7, that it had handed Facebook two fines adding up to €10 million (US$11.4 million) for alleged breaches...

Apple/Shazam: Data Is Power, But Not A Problem Here

December 2018 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: Apple/Shazam: Data Is Power, But Not A Problem Here By...

US: Facebook shares user data with other tech giants

Facebook reportedly formed data-sharing partnerships with dozens of device makers, including Apple and Samsung, giving them access to information on users, as well as...

US: Uber under FTC investigation

Adding to the embattled ride-hailing company's troubles, Uber is now reportedly under investigation for privacy violations by the Federal Trade Commission. Currently it's purely speculation...

Enforcement In Digital Markets

By Dr. Anna Blume Huttenlauch- Andreas Mundt, president of the German Federal Cartel Office (“FCO”), recently emphasized the important role of competition authorities in tackling...

Big Data, Privacy And Competition Law: Do Competition Authorities Know How...

By Alfonso Lamadrid & Sam Villiers - According to Prof. Dan Ariely “Big data is like teenage sex; everyone talks about it, nobody really knows...

Big Data, Big Concerns?

By Maikel Van Wissen & Lodewick Prompers -  The role that big data plays in the financial services industry is changing at a rapid pace. Data...

The Intersection of Consumer Protection and Competition in the New World...

Julie Brill, May 20, 2011 Privacy issues are becoming increasingly important during this time of rapid technological advance. This article addresses the important question of how the...

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