Internet and Antitrust: An overview of EU and national case law

I. Introduction This e-Competitions Special Issue collects articles on competition law developments relating to the Internet at national and EU levels, as authorities seek to apply antitrust principles to the new world of online services. The changes brought about by the Internet cut across various sectors of the economy; hence, the cases concern numerous industries and issues. A few key themes, however, are identifiable. Most obvious is the disruptive innovation that has challenged traditional business models and wrong-footed firms whose positions once appeared unassailable. Internet access has revolutionized our access to information, services, and even distribution of physical goods. Companies such as Airbnb, Alibaba, Dropbox, Facebook, Flickr, Khan Academy, Knewton, LinkedIn,

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  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (London)
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (London)

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Maurits Dolmans, Henry Mostyn, Internet and Antitrust: An overview of EU and national case law, 2 February 2015, e-Competitions Bulletin Internet & Antitrust, Art. N° 71276

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