Brian Albrecht on Epic v Google

Slate – ICLE Chief Economist Brian Albrecht was quoted by Slate in a story about Epic’s win in its antitrust case against Google. You can read full piece here.

Brian Albrecht, chief economist at the International Center for Law and Economics, likewise notes that some changes that could hypothetically result from this trial might make the user experience demonstrably worse. “Opening up is not necessarily a better thing. People love Apple products because of the ease of not thinking about it,” he says. Consumers “tend to like things that are more easily integrated.”