Europe must continue to establish itself as the global regulator of digital technology serving Europeans and respond to growing pressure from online platforms, write Mariya Gabriel and Mounir Mahjoubi.
Mariya Gabriel is European Commissioner for the economy and the digital society and Mounir Mahjoubi is French secretary of state to the prime minister, in charge of digital.
The rise of the platform economy is an opportunity for citizens and for society as a whole. It also shakes us up dramatically, by the speed and magnitude of change: every second, millions of social interactions or commercial transactions are now operated on these platforms.
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