Competition & Antitrust

Publications

The DOJ Should Keep Its Historic Role Guarding Competition and Innovation in the Music Business
Charles Duan

Given the importance of the limits the consent decrees impose, EFF joined allies including Public Knowledge, the Consumer Technology Association, and the R Street Institute in voicing its opposition…

Regulatory Comments on Antitrust Consent Decrees
Charles Duan

IN THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF  JUSTICE 
In re:

Antitrust Consent Decree

Review– ASCAP and BMI 2019

Via email, ATR.MEP.Information@usdoj.gov
COMMENTS OF THE R STREET INSTITUTE
The…

Comments on Google and Censorship through Search Engines
Caleb Watney

Testimony from:

Caleb Watney, Technology and Innovation Policy Fellow, R Street Institute

 
Google and Censorship through Search Engines
July 16, 2019
U.S. Senate Committee on the…

Testimony on Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 2: Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Caleb Watney

Testimony from:

Caleb Watney, Technology and Innovation Policy Fellow, R Street Institute

Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 2: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

July 16, 2019

 
U.S….

Comment to DOJ on Advertising Competition
Tom Struble

June 14, 2019

The Honorable Makan Delrahim

Assistant Attorney General

United States Department of Justice

950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20530

 

Re: Public…

, Billboard
Facebook, Google and Music Licensing Mark Today’s Biggest Antitrust Targets
Charles Duan

From Billboard:

To address the issue, BMI now offers a “Music License for Political Entities or Organizations” but has also has taken the position that songwriters are allowed to exclude…

Comments to the Federal Trade Commission on Broadband
Tom Struble & Jeffrey Westling & Joe Kane

BEFORE THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION

In the Matter of: Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century Hearings Hearing #10: Competition and Consumer Protection Issues in Broadband…

Comments on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century Hearings Hearing #12: The FTC’s Approach to Consumer Privacy
Charles Duan & Paul Rosenzweig & Tom Struble & Caleb Watney & Jeffrey Westling

BEFORE THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION

In the matter of: Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century Hearings Hearing #12: The FTC’s Approach to Consumer…

Letter to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on Privacy and Competition
Tom Struble & Jeffrey Westling & Charles Duan

May 15,…

, Patent Progress
ITC Again Recommends Exclusion Based on a Patent Likely to be Found Invalid
Charles Duan

From Patent Progress:

When the ITC excludes products based on patents that the USPTO says shouldn’t have issued, it can significantly—and negatively—impact the U.S. economy.  In this…