Don’t Look Back: Towards the Digital Consumer

Digital Disruption, Innovation and Competition Law. How the Google Shopping Case is Fitting the Framework?


In the light of the Google Shopping case and of the market impact of digital disruption and revolutionary business models,  it will be debated whether traditional competition law tools and remedies are able as such to deal with the data driven economy. The question that will be scratched out is whether a more stringent effect based approach shall be advanced in order to tackle anticompetitive conducts in the‎ digital environment.


Google; abuse of dominant position; art. 102 TFUE; disruptive technology; effect based approach

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Antitrust & Public Policies
ISSN: 2284-3272

Iscrizione al Tribunale di Roma n. 300, del 12 dicembre 2013, modificata con registrazione n. Reg. Certificati 216 bis/2019

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