antitrust

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EU Passes Law to ‘Rein In’ Big Tech’s Domination Over Smaller Players
Companies such as Google, Apple, Amazon and Meta could face fines as high as 20% of turnover as the EU seeks to stop “gatekeepers” curbing competition from smaller players.
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Canada CBDC 'Probably Necessary' for Competition, Central Bank Says in Paper
The authors argue a central bank digital currency will likely be positive for Canadians, breaking monopolies in big tech and traditional finance.
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Visa Abandons $5.3B Acquisition of Plaid Over DOJ Antitrust Concerns
The Department of Justice announced Tuesday the deal is off.
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Visa’s Planned $5.3B Purchase of Fintech Firm Plaid Challenged by US DOJ
The Justice Department alleges Visa’s acquisition of Plaid would eliminate competition in the online debit market, leading to higher prices.
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‘Google Is One of the Most Important Antitrust Cases of All Time,’ With Matt Stoller
The author of “Goliath” gives his take on the history of American antitrust politics and what it means for the just-announced Google case.
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Money Reimagined: Defanging FAANG
With the internet more monopolized than ever, can Web 3.0 help produce an economy that's fairer to innovation and startups?
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US Antitrust Chief Says Protecting Blockchain From Competitive Abuses Is Top Priority
Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim said the antitrust division needs to understand how blockchain could improve market competition.
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Zephyr Teachout: Take Back the Economy From Economists
Law professor Zephyr Teachout discusses the recent antitrust hearings, how power impacts privacy and the "parallel governments" that Big Tech has created.
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Blockchain Code Can Fill In When Antitrust Law Fails
Technology and the law have traditionally been at odds, but with blockchain and antitrust policy there's potential for cooperation.
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Vitalik Buterin: Blockchains Will Discourage Monopolies, Not Create Them
Antitrust agencies should reconsider blockchains as they can help them fight monopolies, Vitalik Buterin and Thibault Schrepel argue in a new paper.
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