The Italian Competition Authority launches an inquiry into big data

Big Data: Italian authorities launch inquiries on competition, consumer protection and data privacy issues* On 30 May 2017, the Italian Competition Authority, the Italian Data Protection Authority and the Communications Authority opened a joint inquiry on “Big Data”. Sector Inquiry The joint sector inquiry by the Italian Competition Authority, the Italian Data Protection Authority and the Communications Authority will focus, respectively, on potential competition and consumer protection concerns, data privacy, as well as on information pluralism within the digital ecosystem. First, based on the assumption that the collection of information and its use through complex algorithms have a strategic role for firms, especially for those offering online platforms, which use the collected

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  • Stanford University - Stanford Law School

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Gabriele Accardo, The Italian Competition Authority launches an inquiry into big data, 30 May 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2017, Art. N° 84383

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