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The future – politics, democracy and autonomy (Online markets and offline welfare effects : The Internet, competition, society and democracy - Oxford, 22 May 2017)

Finally, it is important to analyze the future and the effect of the growing prevalence of algorithmic-based economic activity on democracy, the media and personal autonomy. Private rights of actions play an important role in maintaining the link between antitrust and democracy.

Internet markets and algorithmic competition: The rest of the story Harry First Charles L. Denison Professor of Law, New York University School of Law Spencer Weber Waller Professor, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and Director Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, Loyola University Chicago School of Law 1. It was a delight to attend and participate in this rich program about Internet markets and the effect of algorithms on competition, law, and life itself. Our panel in wrapping up the very full day of amazing speakers ranged perhaps the farthest from the issue of competition law that began the day. Our task was to speculate about the future and the effect of the growing prevalence of algorithmic-based economic activity on democracy, the media, personal autonomy, and

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Spencer Weber Waller, Harry First, The future – politics, democracy and autonomy (Online markets and offline welfare effects : The Internet, competition, society and democracy - Oxford, 22 May 2017), September 2017, Concurrences Review N° 3-2017, Art. N° 84708, www.concurrences.com

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