Blockchain as the death of antitrust?
Blockchain technology and smart contracts hold some promise for reinvigorating competition, providing more efficient and secure ways of doing business on the internet, while at the same time lifting the bar in data protection and privacy.
But is this new general purpose technology all that it’s made out to be? Will it challenge the power of the major digital platforms? And what are the risks that blockchain itself will become concentrated and fall prey to anti-competitive conduct?
ICLE Academic Affiliate Thibault Schrepel joins the Competition Lore Podcast to take on these challenging questions. The full episode is embedded below.