TELECOMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY – Exclusive Data Exploitation in Data
Exclusive Data Exploitation in Data-Driven Markets: The Competition and Data Protection Conundrum
Generally, Data is non-competitive. Its collection by one company does not impact on the ability of another to collect data. The same could be said for the processing of collected data. However, the exclusive access to such data has in recent times been seen to erect barriers to entry and/or negatively impact competition. Thus, it may become necessary for competition law to intervene to assess the extent to which access to data on an exclusive basis plays a role in the competitive process.
In this webinar, we will discuss and present stakeholders’ perspective on whether exclusive data exploitation can harm competition in data-driven markets and, conversely whether the rules of data processing can act to constrain anti-competitive conduct arising from exclusive data exploitation.