Matchmakers: The New Economics of Multisided Platforms
Many of the most dynamic companies, from Alibaba to Facebook to Visa, and the most valuable start-ups, such as Airbnb and Uber, are matchmakers that connect one group of customers with another group of customers. Economists call matchmakers multisided platforms because they provide physical or virtual platforms for multiple groups to get together.
By Eleonora Rosati (University of Southampton)
Abstract: In its 2017 judgment in The Pirate Bay (C-610/15) the CJEU developed further its construction of the right of communication to the public within Article 3(1) of Directive ...