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Perspectives on tackling Big Tech’s market power

The need for markets-focused competition watchdogs and consumer-centric privacy regulators to think outside their respective ‘legal silos’ and find creative ways to work together to tackle the challenge of big tech market power was the impetus for a couple of fascinating panel discussions organized by the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), which were livestreamed ...

Well That Was A Year: A Review of My 2020 Predictions

From the Department of Didn’t See THAT Coming… Yes, it’s true: Last year, I did not predict a global pandemic in 2020. COVID is a gravitational force that warps everything it touches, so I approach this annual ritual of self-grading with trepidation. As I start, I honestly don’t remember what I predicted twelve months ago…but ...

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra urges court to force Amazon to comply with coronavirus labor probe

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra asked a court on Monday to compel Amazon.com to comply with outstanding subpoenas for a state investigation into Amazon's response to the coronavirus pandemic, and the impact on warehouse workers. From Reut... ...

Amazon says nearly 20,000 of its U.S. workers have COVID-19

Amazon revealed Thursday that almost 20,000 of its workers in the U.S. have tested positive or are presumed to have the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. "We hope other large companies will also release their detailed learnings and case rates becaus... ...