The identification and measurement of market power and entry barriers, and the evaluation of collusive, exclusionary, or predatory conduct or conduct violating FTC-enforced consumer protection statutes, in markets featuring "platform" businesses #FTC-2018

Submission Number:
FTC-2018-0050-D-0042
Commenter:
Christopher Yoo
State:
Pennsylvania
Initiative Name:
The identification and measurement of market power and entry barriers, and the evaluation of collusive, exclusionary, or predatory conduct or conduct violating FTC-enforced consumer protection statutes, in markets featuring "platform" businesses
I have written several articles on the application of antitrust law to platform businesses. I am working on additional articles studying the EUs Google Android decision and applying the economics of advertising to platform industries. Open Source, Modular Platforms, and the Challenge of Fragmentation, 1 CRITERION JOURNAL ON INNOVATION 619647 (2016). Modularity Theory and Internet Policy, 2016 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS LAW REVIEW 162. Merger Review by the Federal Communications Commission: Comcast-NBC Universal, 45 REVIEW OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION 295321 (November 2014). When Antitrust Met Facebook, 19 GEORGE MASON LAW REVIEW 11471162 (Summer 2012). Product Life Cycle Theory and the Maturation of the Internet, 104 NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 641670 (Spring 2010). Vertical Integration and Media Regulation in the New Economy, 19 YALE JOURNAL ON REGULATION 171300 (Winter 2002). The District Courts ATT/Time Warner Decision: Insights into the Law of Vertical Integration, CPI ANTITRUST CHRONICLE, August 2018, https://www.competitionpolicyinternational.com/the-district-courts-attti.... I hope these comments are helpful. Please let me know if there is any other way I can be of service.