President Joe Biden has made broadband build-out part of his Build Back Better plan, arguing that it constitutes essential infrastructure, much like electricity and water. . . .
Antitrust Unchained: The EU’s Case Against Self-Preferencing
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The DOJ Antitrust Division has a new website which provides consumers very useful information concerning the importance of competition in the real estate market, anticompetitive . . .
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ICLE Director of Competition Policy, Dirk Auer, joined TechFreedom’s Tech Policy Podcast to discuss why Europe has been pursuing aggressive antitrust enforcement against American tech . . .
INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND On 23 February 2022, the European Commission unveiled its proposal for a Data Act (DA). As declared in the Impact Assessment, the . . .
Intermediaries emerge when it would otherwise be too difficult (or too costly) for groups of users to meet and interact. There is thus no guarantee that government-mandated disintermediation — such as that contemplated in the European DMA and the U.S. AICOA bill — will generate net benefits in a given case.
The European Union’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) has been finalized in principle, although some legislative details are still being negotiated. Alas, our earlier worries about user . . .
In the wake of Russia’s invasion, Europe’s plans to regulate technology look like a relic from a bygone era. An urgent need exists to rethink . . .
After years of debate and negotiations, European Lawmakers have agreed upon what will most likely be the final iteration of the Digital Markets Act (“DMA”), following the March . . .
As the European Union’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) has entered the final stage of its approval process, one matter the inter-institutional negotiations appears likely to leave unresolved . . .
The European Union's Digital Markets Act will intersect with EU and national-level competition law in ways that subject tech platforms to the risk of double jeopardy and conflicting decisions for the same activity.