The EU Investigates Google — Is Google Really the Victim?

I am not totally convinced that Google is a victim in the EU investigation (see MSNBC for background).  While industry concentration is (by itself) largely unimportant as an antitrust concern, conduct and performance do matter.  When there is an absence of effective competition or the presence of barriers to entry, a dominant firm can exercise market […]

Letter to Congress on Competition in the “Evolving Digital Marketplace”

  September 15, 2010 Congressman Hank Johnson 1133 Longworth HOB Washington, D.C. 20515   Dear Chairman Johnson: As the Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy meets tomorrow on “Competition in the Evolving Digital Marketplace,” I would like to call to your attention to the growing threat to competition – Google’s high market share, high profits […]