The War Of The Words: An Antitrust Investigation Of Amazon.Com
Antitrust probe of digital industries has drawn public attention. While Apple and Google just received their rulings, Amazon is likely to be the next target of antitrust investigation. This study analyzes the major allegations against Amazon from an economics perspective. The result shows that most allegations are groundless. However, the allegation regarding free speech and search bias, which can be extended from Amazon to other dominant online platforms, warrants future research.
Index Termsó Antitrust Law, Competition Policy, Law and Economic, Pricing