Computer & Communication Industry Association

The State of Competition in UK Cloud Computing

While the demand for cloud services keeps growing globally and consumers and businesses are presented with a variety of almost custom-made cloud solutions, it is important to ensure that any barriers to competition in the cloud market are addressed so that cloud services can continue to thrive for the benefit of UK customers. Today, restrictive software licensing stands as a persisting anticompetitive practice that should be addressed head on by the UK regulators for the benefit of consumers and industry.

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The Cost of Various Antitrust and DMA-Related Litigation to State and Local Pension Plans –  State by State Aggregates

Various antitrust and DMA-related litigation against the five leading technology firms, Google, Amazon, Meta, Microsoft, and Apple (GAMMA), would increase operating costs for targeted GAMMA firms, ...

Reliable vs. Rapid: Seller Fulfilled Prime Reboot Underscores Evolving Consumer Expectations on Retail Shipping

Executive Summary The history of Amazon’s Seller Fulfilled Prime (“SFP”) provides strong evidence of the growing importance that consumers place on speed in retail shopping. Launched in 2015 ...

The Impact of Network Usage Fees on the Brazil Cloud Market

Economic Analysis of Market Licensing v. OEM Restricted Licensing for Standard and Essential Patents

The latest research on Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) shows that there are potential problems in SEP licensing that may result in excessive royalties beyond the technical contribution of a paten...