Three recent speeches by Obama Administration officials provide key insights into the rather conflicted view of current policymakers on the appropriate role of competition regulation in today’s age of digital-fueled disruption.
One of the most perplexing issues in communications policy — with a convoluted 20-year history — is that of the cable television set-top box. We may finally be on the verge of a new era where the user interface is more important than that archaic box.
Stay tuned for more adventures in copyright as the balance between rights owners and “fair users” lurches along towards future high-profile showdowns.
It is time to take a close look at the classic approach to labor law in America and decide whether the sharing economy should be sacrificed to an ideal from the Great Depression or whether labor laws fashioned then should be updated for today’s post-Great Recession and global economy.
Five political and technological trends that are emerging in this election cycle, beginning with the rather remarkable Republican presidential debate on Fox last week.
New York City officials on Wednesday abruptly abandoned plans to rein in Uber, dropping a fiercely contested proposal to cap the company’s growth in its largest market.
The Zenefits story is fascinating, both ADP’s snarky legal reply and the unusual circumstance of a disruptive entrant challenging a de facto monopolist.
Recent decisions in California and France threaten the continued viability of Uber’s ride-sharing service and the sharing economy it epitomizes.
Nearly six months before this week’s reveal of iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch, the Wall Street Journal reported that Apple was in talks with Comcast Corp. about “teaming up for a streaming-television service that would use an Apple set-top box and get special treatment on Comcast’s cables to ensure it bypasses congestion on the Web.” For content, the […]
A French decision on Caribbean yogurt muddies the difference between antitrust and consumer protection, which are quite distinct concepts in America.