The ACCESS Act Promises to Benefit Consumers
— October 22, 2019
By Robert Seamans
A key component of the bill is data portability, a topic that I’ve written about before, including for Forbes and CPI Antitrust Chronicle.
My take on the ACCESS Act is largely positive. Data portability is a mechanism to increase competition, and competition is typically beneficial for consumers. Joshua Gans (University of Toronto) wrote a report for the Brookings Center’s Hamilton Project on the ways in which data portability benefits consumers.
Read the full Forbes article.
Robert Seamans is Associate Professor of Management and Organizations