The regulatory tide has turned against big tech companies with a vengeance — but will consumer interests be addressed in the rush to regulate?
With widespread agreement that corporations have grown too powerful, is divestment the best way to curb that power? It's a debate many others are having outside Australia.
While the Harper review is valuable, we already know what we need to do about competition in Australia, and we're not doing it, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
The draft review of competition policy by Ian Harper presents the Coalition -- and all politicians -- with a challenge of reforms long ignored by governments.
Despite complaining about Labor's "carbon cops" while in opposition, the Coalition will now impose tough price-control powers on business as part of its repeal of the carbon price.
A new report suggests content access is too important to be left to standard competition regulation. The competition regulator has been warned to act.