Online Gatekeepers to Commerce and Culture
- Author(s): John Yun
- Posted: 2-2021
- Law & Economics #: 21-06
- Availability: Full text (most recent) on SSRN
This Article provides a definition of “gatekeeper” in the context of digital markets. Within that discussion, it also asks whether the term is useful within antitrust. The Article also discusses potential concerns with gatekeepers that go beyond the standard litany of antitrust theories of harm—namely, information asymmetries and the representations made to users and businesses.