Illegal Pricing Algorithms

62(1) Communications of the ACM 1 (January 2019)

3 Pages Posted: 6 Feb 2019

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Michal Gal

University of Haifa - Faculty of Law

Date Written: January 31, 2019

Abstract

This short piece, commissioned by the Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery law and technology column, reviews the legal implications of using algorithms to price goods. It provides some parameters for the legality of such use in light of recent cases and general competition law doctrines.

Keywords: algorithms, cartel, facilitating practices, antitrust, competition law

JEL Classification: K21

Suggested Citation

Gal, Michal, Illegal Pricing Algorithms (January 31, 2019). 62(1) Communications of the ACM 1 (January 2019), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3326381

Michal Gal (Contact Author)

University of Haifa - Faculty of Law ( email )

Mount Carmel
Haifa, 31905
Israel

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