How Do You Solve a Problem Like Algorithmic Price Fixing?
February 8, 2018
Businesses are increasingly relying on algorithms to set prices, including algorithmic models that can monitor and match competitors’ prices without any human involvement. If the algorithms set those prices at a supracompetitive level, antitrust law should provide a remedy. But several obstacles in the law suggest it may not.
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