P.30: "States and Territories should remove regulations that restrict competition in the taxi industry, including from services that compete with taxis, except where it would not be in the public interest.
If restrictions on numbers of taxi licences are to be retained, the number to be issued should be determined by independent regulators focused on the interests of consumers."
P. 139: "Mobile technologies are emerging that compete with traditional taxi booking services and support the emergence of innovative passenger transport services. Any regulation of such services should be consumer-focused and not inhibit innovation or protect existing business models."
IP and competition policy
P.31: "The Panel recommends that an overarching review of intellectual property be undertaken by an independent body, such as the Productivity Commission. The review should focus on competition policy issues in…
"Google is commodifying the audience of specialist publishers and
limiting their ability to generate advertising revenue. Data aggregators
attempt to sell audiences at a steep discount to the original source,
for example, access to 75 per cent of The Wall Street Journal
demographic at 25 per cent of the price, thus undermining the business
model of the content creator. This process is at a relatively early
stage and needs constant monitoring to ensure that abuses are halted and
that there is a fair return for newspapers, publishers and other
investors in original content."
«...dans le cas de l’enquête sur Booking.com et Expedia qui imposent aux hôteliers de ne pas vendre moins cher que sur leurs plateformes, nous nous associons aux autres autorités, car c’est un frein à la concurrence»