Far from its depiction as a well-defined and linear techno-social phenomenon that developed incrementally over the last three...
Dear readers, the Network Law Review is delighted to present you with this month’s guest article by William H....
Is the dot really that pathetic? The Pathetic Dot Theory Lawrence Lessig famously introduced the Pathetic Dot Theory in 1999; I quote: There are many ways to think about “regulation.” I want to think about it from the perspective of someone who is regulated, or, what is different, constrained. That someone regulated is represented by this (pathetic) dot—a creature (you or me) subject to different regulations that might have the effect of constraining (or as we’ll see, enabling) the dot’s...
I am thrilled to announce the 2nd edition of the Stanford CodeX Computational Antitrust Project annual conference. We have...
The subject of killer acquisitions is capturing the ever-increasing attention of antitrust scholars and agencies. Several reasons explain this trend,...

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"How Do Vertical Mergers Affect Innovation? Learning from Illumina", this month's guest contribution by Daniel F. Spulber, Professor of International...

Reading suggestions – October 2022

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Thomas W. Hazlett: The FTC’s Rendition of the “Cellophane Fallacy”

In the pending case of FTC v. Facebook, the Government alleges price increases for the “free” service. In this zero-price...

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Computational antitrust promises not only to help antitrust agencies preside over increasingly complex and dynamic markets, but also to provide...

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Last April, I published a Twitter thread exploring some of my favorites articles dealing with blockchain and the law. I...

Reading suggestions – September 2022

This post features my latest reading suggestions based on the academic papers and press articles that I enjoyed reading in September...

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