How Digital Assistant AI Competition is Undermining “Hipster Antitrust” – Part II

How Digital Assistant AI Competition is Undermining “Hipster Antitrust” – Part II

The malleability of market boundaries and aggressive AI competition among online services should help rebut claims that not only Google, but Facebook and Amazon as well, are somehow illegal monopolies.

How Digital Assistant AI Competition is Undermining “Hipster Antitrust” – Part I

How Digital Assistant AI Competition is Undermining “Hipster Antitrust” – Part I

The hipster antitrust narrative about Internet “monopolies” runs headlong into the reality of fierce artificial intelligence competition among the largest tech companies in the emerging voice-controlled digital assistant space.

Alt-Antitrust. When Antitrust Becomes Anticompetitive.

Alt-Antitrust. When Antitrust Becomes Anticompetitive.

We should not return to an era when rivals were able to make strategic and unprincipled use of antitrust doctrine to demand special treatment to save themselves from the brutal consequences of competitive failure. America should not let antitrust itself become anticompetitive.

A Toxic Mix of Antitrust, Politics and Jobs

A Toxic Mix of Antitrust, Politics and Jobs

A five-decade consensus on the objectives of antitrust law is under threat today from the extraordinarily divisive politics of contemporary America. It took a long time and sordid episodes to get the politics out of antitrust—it would be a shame to go backwards and politicize competition policy again.

Apple’s Cable Set-Top Box and Interoperability

Apple’s Cable Set-Top Box and Interoperability

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 […]