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Exploring and Assessing Google’s Practices in Mobile

Since its launch in 2007, Android has become the dominant mobile device operating system worldwide. In light of this commercial success and certain disputed business practices, Android has come under substantial attention from competition authorities. … → Read More: Exploring and Assessing Google’s Practices in Mobile

Exploring and Assessing Google’s Practices in Mobile

Since its launch in 2007, Android has become the dominant mobile device operating system worldwide. In light of this commercial success and certain disputed business practices, Android has come under substantial attention from competition authorities. … → Read More: Exploring and Assessing Google’s Practices in Mobile

Assessing Airbnb’s Prospects in its San Francisco Litigation

Last week the Internet buzzed with news of Airbnb’s lawsuit against San Francisco. Dissatisfied with a new ordinance updating and enforcing 2014 regulations of short-term rentals, Airbnb filed suit against the city, arguing that the new ordinance viola… → Read More: Assessing Airbnb’s Prospects in its San Francisco Litigation

Assessing Airbnb’s Prospects in its San Francisco Litigation

Last week the Internet buzzed with news of Airbnb’s lawsuit against San Francisco. Dissatisfied with a new ordinance updating and enforcing 2014 regulations of short-term rentals, Airbnb filed suit against the city, arguing that the new ordinance viola… → Read More: Assessing Airbnb’s Prospects in its San Francisco Litigation

Refunds for Minors, Parents, and Guardians for Purchases of Facebook Credits

My 2012 litigation against Facebook, as to kids’ purchases and Facebook’s denials of refund requests, has reached a conclusion — including improvements in Facebook’s process for granting refunds, and a court’s decision affirming that such refunds are … → Read More: Refunds for Minors, Parents, and Guardians for Purchases of Facebook Credits

Refunds for Minors, Parents, and Guardians for Purchases of Facebook Credits

My 2012 litigation against Facebook, as to kids’ purchases and Facebook’s denials of refund requests, has reached a conclusion — including improvements in Facebook’s process for granting refunds, and a court’s decision affirming that such refunds are … → Read More: Refunds for Minors, Parents, and Guardians for Purchases of Facebook Credits

Preventing Discrimination at Airbnb

In January 2014, Mike Luca and I posted a study finding that black hosts on Airbnb face discrimination — best understood as guests less willing to stay at their properties, forcing them to lower their prices to attract guests. More recently, Mike Luca… → Read More: Preventing Discrimination at Airbnb

Preventing Discrimination at Airbnb

In January 2014, Mike Luca and I posted a study finding that black hosts on Airbnb face discrimination — best understood as guests less willing to stay at their properties, forcing them to lower their prices to attract guests. More recently, Mike Luca… → Read More: Preventing Discrimination at Airbnb

How Uber Uses API Restrictions to Block Price Comparison and Impede Competition

For years, Uber has tried to use its API as a potential barrier against competition. Uber invites third-party developers to connect to its servers to get real-time information about vehicle location (how many minutes until a vehicle can pick up a passe… → Read More: How Uber Uses API Restrictions to Block Price Comparison and Impede Competition

How Uber Uses API Restrictions to Block Price Comparison and Impede Competition

For years, Uber has tried to use its API as a potential barrier against competition. Uber invites third-party developers to connect to its servers to get real-time information about vehicle location (how many minutes until a vehicle can pick up a passe… → Read More: How Uber Uses API Restrictions to Block Price Comparison and Impede Competition