The European Commission Versus Android

Examining the history of Android explains why the European Commission may be right to fine Google for its actions around Android, even as the reasoning feels off.

The Bill Gates Line

Understanding the differences between aggregators and platforms matters for companies interacting with them and also regulators considering antitrust.

Open, Closed, and Privacy

Just as encryption is only viable on closed systems, so it is that increased privacy regulations will only entrench walled gardens. That should affect thinking on regulation.

Ends, Means, and Antitrust

Google is a monopoly, and almost certainly a bad actor: shopping, though, is a terrible example that shows how regulators can go wrong.

The Brexit Possibility

Brexit’s downsides are clear; might tech help realize upsides in building something new based on a new world order?