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Topic: competition policy
Will consumers get a look-in when it comes to breaking up Big Tech?

Will consumers get a look-in when it comes to breaking up Big Tech?

The regulatory tide has turned against big tech companies with a vengeance — but will consumer interests be addressed in the rush to regulate?

Competition policy is the new, and weird, front line of neoliberalism

Competition policy is the new, and weird, front line of neoliberalism

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.

Is it time to consider the nuclear option in regulating competition?

Is it time to consider the nuclear option in regulating competition?

We've been too hands-off on competition in Australia and the result if major industries dominated by oligopolies.

Harper review revisits old territory populated by political cowards

Harper review revisits old territory populated by political cowards

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.

Keane: Harper’s review suggests (gasp!) an economy to benefit consumers

Keane: Harper’s review suggests (gasp!) an economy to benefit consumers

The draft review of competition policy by Ian Harper presents the Coalition -- and all politicians -- with a challenge of reforms long ignored by governments.

The draconian new powers handed to the ACCC on carbon

The draconian new powers handed to the ACCC on carbon

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.

Revamp content regulation or risk monopoly, report warns

Revamp content regulation or risk monopoly, report warns

A new report suggests content access is too important to be left to standard competition regulation. The competition regulator has been warned to act.