Designing The ICN

By Konrad von Finckenstein1   The May issue of this publication carried an article entitled “(Nearly) a century of ICN.”2 On the issue of design, the...

Harming Competition and Consumers Under the Guise of Protecting Privacy: An...

By D. Daniel Sokol & Feng Zhu*   Apple’s iOS 14 update represents an anti-competitive strategy disguised as a privacy-protecting measure. Apple now prohibits non-Apple apps...
ANTITRUST IS POISED FOR CHANGE

Antitrust is Poised for Change: How Far Will It Go?

A lively debate about the effectiveness of current antitrust laws and enforcement capabilities has erupted in the U.S., focused in particular on the competitiveness...
Consumer Choice and Consent in Data Protection

Consumer Choice and Consent in Data Protection

The mechanism of the GDPR limited legal grounds for the collection and processing of personal data, and the narrow and very restrictive interpretation of...

Interoperability in Antitrust Law & Competition Policy

As the concepts of network effects, tipping, and lock-in have grown in importance with the rise, growth, and current ubiquity of platforms, data analytics,...
UNDERSTANDING THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

Understanding the House Judiciary Committee Majority Staff Antitrust Report

The U.S. antitrust system is undergoing a profound reassessment.  Many events and commentaries have inspired this upheaval.  Among the most important is an inquiry...

Physician Groups – The Next Enforcement Frontier for Healthcare Provider Mergers?

The Federal Trade Commission’s recent announcement that it will be undertaking a retrospective study of physician group consolidations may signal an increased focus on...

Section 230 Protects Speech, Not Business Models

Properly interpreted, Section 230 is not "anticompetitive" because it does not advantage one business or set of businesses over others that operate in the...

CPI Talks… with KFTC Chairperson Joh Sung-wook

In this edition of CPI Talks… we have the pleasure of speaking with Ms. Joh Sung-wook, Chairperson of the Korea Fair Trade Commission (“KFTC”). Thank...
ANTITRUST 2020 AND THE HOUSE MONOPOLY REPORT

Antitrust 2020 and the House Monopoly Report: How Do You Fix...

The House Judiciary Committee’s report on big-tech monopoly is in a lot of ways very welcome, and it accomplishes important work. It was a...

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