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Antitrust Chronicle® – Intermediaries

Spring 2022, June, Volume 2

Dear Readers, In antitrust policy discourse (particularly, but not exclusively, concerning the digital economy), there is often a background assumption that intermediaries impose a consumer and societal cost. Thus, the colloquial phrase “cut out the middleman” – which, translating from the vernacular to the parlance of antitrust means “disintermediate” the…

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