Privacy as a competition law concern: Lessons from facebook/whatsApp

Bhattacharya, Shilpi and Buiten, Miriam C. (2018) Privacy as a competition law concern: Lessons from facebook/whatsApp. [Working papers (or Preprints)] (Unpublished)

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In the era of digital markets, companies are able to collect an unprecedented amount of personal information about their customers. With big data increasingly being employed in all areas of the economy, competition authorities face the question of how prominently data are to feature in competition cases. Data has played a role in a number of recent merger decisions, such as the Facebook/Whatsapp case, Google/DoubleClick case and Microsoft/Linkedin case, as well as in the recent Bundeskartellamt’s abuse of dominance investigation into Facebook.

Item Type: Working papers (or Preprints)
Keywords: Competition Law | Digital Markets | Privacy | Abuse of Dominance | Mergers | Facebook | Data | WhatsApp
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Law and Legal Studies
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Mr Sombir Dahiya
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2022 11:01
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2022 11:01
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