Thursday, May 15, 2014
Case T-79/12 Cisco Systems and Messagenet v European Commission (Microsoft/Skype) - Chillin'Competition
A comment on Case T-79/12 Cisco Systems and Messagenet v European Commission (Microsoft/Skype) | Chillin'Competition: "the Court rightly or wrongly shifts away from [MSFT] precedents, from arguments inspired in behavioral economics, and providing –at a very convenient moment- an unbeatable defensive argument for Google (go now tell Google that competition in search is not one click away or that people can’t download apps other than those allegedly bundled to Android!) Indeed, there are no technical or economic obstacles to using another search engine nor to downloading apps in mobile phones. Paradoxically, complainants in the search investigation against Google (including the intervener in this case) nevertheless complain that… network effects and inertia also need to be considered! Ah, isn’t competition law fascinating…" 'via Blog this'