Lessons On Competition Policy From The Telegraph to Twitter

German Marshall Fund of the United States

07/15/2019 - 14:00 to 15:00

Over the last hundred years, we have gone back and forth between "natural monopoly" regulation and regulation designed to break open the markets and create competition. What lessons can we learn from the successes and failures of the last century of competition policy as we shape our digital future? How can we come up with a “regulatory toolkit” that encourages competition and that incorporates a wide range of regulatory options from data portability to antitrust? This roundtable is the next in a series run by the Digital Innovation & Democracy Initiative. The initiative leverages GMF’s extensive networks to develop strategies that advance innovation and strengthen democratic values.


  • Harold Feld, Senior Vice President, Public Knowledge
  • Gigi Sohn, Distinguished Fellow, Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law & Policy; Senior Felow and Public Advocate, Benton Foundation
  • Mignon L. Clyburn, Former Commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission

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