From the Dark Side to the Bright Side: Exploring Algorithmic Antitrust Compliance
13 Pages Posted: 5 Mar 2019 Last revised: 13 Jan 2020
Date Written: Jan 12, 2020
If pricing algorithms could autonomously collude, can they be made automatic antitrust compliant as well? That is the question many have started pondering after a series of public comments by EU competition officials in recent years. In this paper, I propose a multi-faceted approach to algorithmic compliance. I draw lessons from the recent AI literature and discuss some potential technical frameworks for compliant algorithmic design.
Keywords: algorithmic pricing, algorithmic collusion, artificial intelligence, antitrust, compliance by design, explainable AI
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