Ben Sperry

International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)

Senior Scholar, Innovation Policy

1104 NW 15th Ave

Suite 300

Portland, OR 97209

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

12

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

The Problems and Perils of Bootstrapping Privacy and Data into an Antitrust Framework

CPI Antitrust Chronicle, May 2015
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Jun 2015
Geoffrey A. Manne and Ben Sperry
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
Downloads 1,129 (36,294)
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Competition Law, Privacy, Antitrust, Big Data, Data-driven, Mergers, Monopolization

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The Law and Economics of Data and Privacy in Antitrust Analysis

2014 TPRC Conference Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2017
Geoffrey A. Manne and Ben Sperry
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
Downloads 1,000 (43,274)
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antitrust, privacy, data, competition, consumer protection, common law, advertising

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Who Moderates the Moderators?: A Law and Economics Approach to Holding Online Platforms Accountable Without Destroying the Internet

Law & Economics Center at George Mason University Scalia Law School Research Paper Series No. 22-040
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2022
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
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Section 230, online intermediary liability, collateral enforcement, indirect liability, online platforms, online intermediaries, Communications Decency Act

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A Critical Assessment of the Latest Charge of Google's Anticompetitive Bias from Yelp and Tim Wu

ICLE Antitrust & Consumer Protection Research Program White Paper 2016-3
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Oct 2016
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
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Google, Search Bias, Search Neutrality, Antitrust, Yelp, Foreclosure, Competition

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When Past Is Not Prologue: The Weakness of the Economic Evidence against Health Insurance Mergers

ICLE Antitrust & Consumer Protection Research Program White Paper 2016-4
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Dec 2016
Geoffrey A. Manne and Ben Sperry
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
Downloads 193 (290,770)
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Health Insurance, Mergers, Antitrust, Aetna/Human, Cigna/Anthem, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, Consolidation

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The Law and Economics of the FCC's Transaction Review Process

TPRC 41: The 41st Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 01 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2013
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), ICLE and TechFreedom
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FCC, transaction review, spectrum screen, antitrust, HHI, entry, spectrum, mergers

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In ICANN We Trust: Assuring Accountable Internet Governance

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Apr 2016
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
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Credit Cards and the Reverse Robin Hood Fallacy: Do Credit Card Rewards Really Steal from the Poor and Give to the Rich?

Banking and Financial Services Policy Review, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 21-41
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Dec 2021
Todd J. Zywicki, Ben Sperry and Julian Morris
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law and Economics
Downloads 136 (390,594)

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credit card, reward program, credit card fees, wealth transfer, reverse Robin Hood

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A Conflict of Visions: How the '21st Century First Amendment' Violates the Constitution's First Amendment

First Amendment Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 31 Jul 2015
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), R Street Institute and TechFreedom
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Net Neutrality, Open Internet Order, First Amendment, Internet

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Knowledge and Decisions in the Information Age: The Law & Economics of Regulating Misinformation on Social-Media Platforms

Gonzaga Law Review, Vol. 59, 2023, ICLE White Paper 2023-09-22
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Oct 2023
Ben Sperry
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
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Social media regulation, First Amendment, state action doctrine, misinformation, online misinformation, law & economics, speech

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The Role of Antitrust and Pole-Attachment Oversight in TVA Broadband Deployment

ICLE Issue Brief 2023-09-04 [Updated]
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2023
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)
Downloads 37 (805,752)

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Antitrust Exemptions, Electric Utilities, Telecommunications, Pole Attachments

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Vertical Integration, Paid Prioritization and the Marketplace Realities that Undermine the FCC's Open Internet Rules

Posted: 02 Apr 2015
Geoffrey A. Manne and Ben Sperry
International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) and International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE)

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net neutrality, Open Internet Order, FCC, vertical integration, paid prioritization, competition, edge providers, ISPs