Dirk Auer on AI Competition

ICLE Director of Competition Policy Dirk Auer was cited by ELBlog.pl about reported antitrust investigations into the major artificial intelligence platforms. You can read the full piece here.

Dirk Auer, an expert in competition policy, suggested that regulators might be preemptively clamping down on AI to counteract previous hesitations in regulating internet giants. Such a proactive stance could diversify competition in search, online retail, and smartphones had it been taken earlier.

…Citing another viewpoint, Auer speculated on the weaker basis for action against OpenAI and outlined likely focal points for lawsuits against Nvidia and Microsoft, concentrating on their reinforcement of the AI industry and internal business tactics.