Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

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

Friday, October 26, 2018

Online Digital Services And Competition Law: Why Competition Authorities Should be More Concerned About Portability Rather than About Privacy

Stefano Lucchini, Jacques Moscianese, Irene de Angelis, and Fabrizio Di Benedetto argue Online Digital Services And Competition Law: Why Competition Authorities Should be More Concerned About Portability Rather than About Privacy.

ABSTRACT: In her highly quoted dissenting opinion in the Google/DoubleClick case in 2007, Commissioner Jones Harbour of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – citing Professor Swire’s testimony – included privacy as a non-price dimension of competition, assuming that (in the field of search engines) undertakings compete (also) on ‘privacy protections or related non-price dimensions’.

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