Illegal Pricing Algorithms
62(1) Communications of the ACM 1 (January 2019)
3 Pages Posted: 6 Feb 2019
Date Written: January 31, 2019
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
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