Privacy is part of antitrust, says former EU official

Kathryn Haake

10 November 2017

Privacy is part of antitrust, says former EU official

Eliana Garcés at GCR Live Women 2017, Freedom Film / GCR Live

The former deputy chief economist of the European Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Market and Industry has said antitrust enforcers could use the degradation of privacy as proof of competitive harm, but would also have to show that data collection stemmed from market power.