Threads from ICLE scholars on current topics.
Great paper on SSRN by James Cooper, Tesary Lin, Garrett Johnson, and Liang Zhong, titled COPPAcalypse? The Youtube Settlement's Impact on Kids Content. A short threadhttps://t.co/yTRT4H3m4V— Ben Sperry (@RBenSperry) April 28, 2023
Like clockwork, a challenge was filed yesterday – the same day as @geoffmanne and my op-ed was published.— Gus Hurwitz (@GusHurwitz) April 26, 2023
Part III administrative proceedings were initiated against Black Knight in March. Yesterday they filed a counterclaim in https://t.co/qH6JXSK0w3. 1/https://t.co/bxFy0M1JeE https://t.co/jdt6aGim8z
There is now a federal bill which mandates age verification to use social media, banning all kids under 13 and requires parental consent for teens under 18 (i.e. 13-17). This will result in an effective ban on anyone under 18 on social media. A threadhttps://t.co/FLNJro0OoM— Ben Sperry (@RBenSperry) April 26, 2023
Another big, Big Tech decision is out today: Epic vs. Apple, Round 2— Brian Albrecht (@BrianCAlbrecht) April 24, 2023
I’ve gone through the 90 pages, so you don’t have to. You’re welcome ??
Here’s what you should know https://t.co/dCrrW6NEo5
New oped today: State children's online safety laws fail to help parents protect their teenshttps://t.co/GNvGXAHCYY— Ben Sperry (@RBenSperry) April 21, 2023
Yesterday, the FTC closed the comment window on their noncompete rule.— Brian Albrecht (@BrianCAlbrecht) April 20, 2023
The rule would apply to nearly all workers and would rewrite over 30 million contracts. While some people will say the evidence supports such a far-reaching rule,
I'm gonna have to say no. Not yet. ?
The EU's panicked response to ChatGPT is symptomatic of a much deeper ill.— Dirk Auer (@AuerDirk) April 19, 2023
As I explain in @CapX, overregulation of the tech sector is placing a massive burden on innovators. And the EU is falling behind.
Time to decide whether to regulate or innovate.https://t.co/8D06yQCYSf
The Dominion v. Fox trial appears to be underway with the selection of a jury (as long as they don't come to a settlement at the last second). The question at issue if it does go to trial: did Fox act with actual malice in stating false information about Dominion voting machines?— Ben Sperry (@RBenSperry) April 18, 2023
Is it anticompetitive to pay for "default status" on an iPhone?— Brian Albrecht (@BrianCAlbrecht) April 14, 2023
Yesterday, Google asked a federal judge to dismiss the DOJs antitrust lawsuit alleging it was illegal.
I'm unsure if the lawsuit should be dismissed, but I'm skeptical that the action is anticompetitive. ?
AFTER THAT BIG MERGER, WHAT HAPPENED?— BBN Times (@BBNTimes_en) April 13, 2023
There are often substantial controversies over whether a merger should be allowed to happen, but then relatively little follow-up after the event.
Read more: https://t.co/tkQHFxmKLt via @BBNTimes_en pic.twitter.com/SBPLNpt5Q0
I sat down with @MBarczentewicz once again to discuss European data privacy law on the @mobiledevmemo podcast. In this episode, among other topics, we unpack the Digital Markets Act (DMA) and Digital Services Act (DSA), both of which go into effect soon (1/X). pic.twitter.com/kbgwPdaStZ— Eric Seufert (@eric_seufert) April 11, 2023
First, Space Force. Now, Space Bureau.— Eric Fruits, Ph.D. (@ericfruits) April 11, 2023
So, I asked the AI write a miniseries. https://t.co/zKjgHsShXc
This paper by Jenny Blessing and @rossjanderson on practical implementation problems for messaging interoperability under the EU Digital Markets Act #DMA deserves much more attention. A ? with my main takeaways: https://t.co/TzjUq4Z8K8 pic.twitter.com/ygViKXJFyF— Miko?aj Barczentewicz (@MBarczentewicz) April 10, 2023
This is an interesting paper by @ufukakcigit et al, but I wonder: if the firms exploiting political connections didn’t do so would it be worse for all firms? IOW, rent extractors gonna extract rents. Maybe those paying provide a positive externality >than the observed costs. ?1/ https://t.co/4ee5Aub0dL— Geoffrey Manne (@geoffmanne) April 8, 2023
Video is now available for all of the panels from @LawEconCenter's March 24 "Exploring the Outer Boundaries of Antitrust" event, hosted at @uc3m in Madrid, Spain. https://t.co/punPVcYqYi— Int'l Ctr Law & Econ (@LawEconCenter) April 6, 2023
The @LawEconCenter offers its deepest congratulations to its own newly minted Dr. @laz_radic. ? https://t.co/hNPT8U839i— Int'l Ctr Law & Econ (@LawEconCenter) April 4, 2023
Last week @LawEconCenter filed comments responding to Canada's @ISED_CA consultation on the future of competition policy.— Dirk Auer (@AuerDirk) April 3, 2023
Here are 7 guiding principles that jurisdictions contemplating digital market regulations should carefully consider.