April 8, 2019

Public Policy Agency takes pride being a founding partner of the Crypto Delta Foundation. Crypto Delta is a not for profit initiative aimed at connecting the traditional capital market with the new digital asset industry to create a Dutch ecosystem for digital assets i...

April 25, 2018

Are large online platforms squeezing the last cent out of your pocket? Professor Ariel Ezrachi and Professor Maurice E. Stucke think so, describing “How online retailers ripped you off this holiday”(1). Or perhaps you’re more interested in how to prevent your medical i...

August 11, 2017

Do good intentions always lead to the desired results? EU Member States rightly acknowledge the impact of online information on individuals and societies. The internet can connect different minds in many different and unprecedented ways, which has its advantages and di...

October 18, 2016

Every day you can read about high expectations of big data. For example, predictability of energy usage, or in the healthcare sector to diagnose diseases at an early stage. However, there is also a potential downside to big data. What will it do to competition? Will al...

March 24, 2016

The beginning of a new era: data – both data access and the value of data – should be considered in competition analyses.

In an interview with the NY Times, the EU’s competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, was asked ‘Do you think access to digital data will become...

October 2, 2015

‘You know what the funniest thing about Europe is? (…) It's the little differences. I mean, they got the same shit over there that we got here, but it's just ... it's just, there it's a little different.’ – Vincent Vega

For US companies, operating in Europe can sometime...

September 24, 2015

 

Traditional supply chains are shaken up. Many of you have liked the following statement: “Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. Alibaba, the most valuable retailer, has no inventor...

August 11, 2015

Facebook is under public pressure from people who believe its terms and conditions are too strict as well as people who think these same terms and conditions are too lax. When everybody knows you and has an opinion about you that’s okay, but when (sub)national governme...

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