Maurice E. Stucke

Maurice E. Stucke is the Douglas A. Blaze Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee. With 25 years experience handling a range of policy issues in both private practice and as a prosecutor at the US Department of Justice, he advises governments, law firms, consumer groups, and multi-national firms on competition and privacy issues. He is the author of Breaking Away: How to Regain Control Over Our Data, Privacy, and Autonomy (Oxford University Press 2022). He also co-authored three books, Competition Overdose: How Free Market Mythology Transformed Us From Citizen Kings to Market Servants (HarperCollins 2020); Virtual Competition: The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy (Harvard University Press 2016) and Big Data and Competition Policy (Oxford University Press 2016). He has been quoted, and his research has been featured, in numerous media outlets.

Why Competition Alone Won’t Bring About a More Inclusive Digital Economy

The current reforms being debated in the US and Europe to tackle the challenges posed by tech giants tend to see more...

Why Isn’t the FTC Tackling Facebook’s Data-opoly?

Nothing in the FTC’s and states’ complaints’ prayer for relief seeks to give users greater control over their data, such as not...

eDistortions: How Data-opolies Are Dissipating the Internet's Potential

In this chapter from the forthcoming Stigler Center ebook Digital Platforms and Concentration, published in anticipation of the eponymous conference at Chicago Booth on...

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