Items tagged "Big Tech"
Shot Across the Pond: UK Competition Authority Makes the Case for How to Regulate Google and FacebookFebruary 6, 2020 Antitrust , Big Tech , digital platforms , Platform Competition , Platform Regulation
The United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) released its interim report on digital advertising markets in December. The report deserves careful attention by U.S. policymakers and the public. Of course, the findings are “interim,” so they may change as the CMA receives feedback and compiles its final report. (In case you are not inclined […]Read More
Creating a news-media cartel would hurt local newsJanuary 22, 2020 Antitrust , Big Tech , Future of News , journalism , Legislation , Local Journalism , Platform Competition
This piece was originally published in The Seattle Times. You can view it here on seattletimes.com. Local newspapers are experiencing a steady decline in traditional print-advertising revenue as technology giants like Google and Facebook profit from the digital ads that support their massive information distribution platforms. It’s no wonder that the major media association has […]Read More