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Saisine d’office pour avis portant sur l’exploitation des données dans le secteur de la publicité en ligne

Autorité de la concurrence, Décision ici.
A voir aussi:
fiche 1 : le secteur de la publicité en ligne en chiffresfiche 2 : les acteurs de la publicité programmatiquefiche 3 : big data et publicité sur internet

AI will create 'useless class' of human, predicts bestselling historian

TheGuardian. here.

Comment survivre à la «disruption»

LeTemps, ici.

Transaction costs and the sharing economy

A. Henden, I. Windekilde, here.

How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist

T. Harris, Here.

Istruttoria nei confronti di Net Service per ipotesi di abuso della posizione dominante

Provvedimento qui.

La CNMC impugna el Decreto sobre viviendas vacacionales en Canarias

CNMC, here.

Kartellrechtliche Beschränkung von Online-Verkäufen über Amazon und eBay

Cmshs-bloggt.de, hier.
Vorlagebeschluss hier.

UK High Court on Plain Packaging

Here.
Worthwhile read for your week-end.

Read also here.



"I earn a living fronting an organization that kills one thousand two hundred human beings a day; twelve hundred people. We're talking two jumbo jet plane loads of men, women, and children. I mean there's Attila, Genghis, and me, Nick Naylor the face of cigarettes, the colonel Sanders of nicotine. This is where I work, the Academy of Tobacco Studies. It was established by seven gentlemen you may recognize from C-Span. These guys realized quick if they were gonna claim cigarettes were not addictive they better have proof. This is the man they rely on, Erhardt Von Grupten Mundt. They found him in Germany. I won't go into the details. He's been testing the link between nicotine and lung cancer for thirty years, and hasn't found any conclusive results. The man's a genius, he could disprove gravity."
Thank you for smoking

Google’s chatbot strategy is missing something important

VentureBeat, here

Staples/Office Depot: Memorandum Opinion

E. Sullivan, here

Elsevier acquires online community SSRN

TheBookseller, here.
See also here.
See Elsevier's post here.
There is somewhere a lesson to be learned about how communities are formed and monetized in the platform society. Moreover, would authors respond/react by increasingly disintermediating (own blog, other more "private" repositories, etc.), possibly? Or what about a broader ArXiv?

Cybersecurity Futures 2020

The University of California, Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, here.

(Already compulsory reading for students attending my classes next semester - you're warned).
Ready for the week-end?

Spanish sherry maker fined by for cartel conduct aimed at raising export prices, here (Spanish)

Competition Law, Market Power, and (Big) Data (retitled)

Autorité de la concurrence,
Bundeskartellamt, here.

Millionenbuße wegen vertikaler Preisabsprachen beim Vertrieb von Bier

FAZ.net, hier.
Fallbericht hier.