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Director of Competition Policy

Dirk Auer manages ICLE’s work on competition and antitrust issues in the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and abroad. Dirk joined ICLE as a Senior Fellow in October 2018 and was promoted to his current position in January 2022.

Dirk Auer on Platform Privacy and Security

Daily Caller – ICLE Director of Competition Policy Dirk Auer was quoted by the Daily Caller in a story about self-preferencing legislation being marked up by the Senate Judiciary Committee. The full story is available here.

“At the end of the day legislators could come to a conclusion that more competition is worth that increased security risk, but to make that determination you first have to acknowledge that there is a trade-off,” Dirk Auer, director of Competition Policy at the International Center for Law & Economics, told the Daily Caller News Foundation.