Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Editor: D. Daniel Sokol
University of Florida
Levin College of Law

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Developing Competition Law for Collusion by Autonomous Price-Setting Agents

Joseph E. Harrington Jr, University of Pennsylvania is Developing Competition Law for Collusion by Autonomous Price-Setting Agents.

ABSTRACT: After arguing that collusion by software programs which choose pricing rules without any human intervention is not in violation of section 1 of the Sherman Act, the paper offers a path towards making collusion by autonomous agents unlawful.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/2017/10/developing-competition-law-for-collusion-by-autonomous-price-setting-agents.html

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