Abuse of market power in ICT sector
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The paper provides a general brief overview of specificities in market abuse (abuse of a dominant position) in the sector of information and communication technologies that have been identified in the literature namely with regard to cases against Microsoft and Google. The paper describes problems related to network effect, technology shift, definition of a relevant market, relationship between the protection of intellectual property and the protection of competition, and a territorial overlap of technologies. Moreover, the paper describes the problem of big data analysis and utilization of artificial intelligence as means of market abuse.
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