A respected expert on the "triangle of law, technology and democracy" and as such a prominent advisor to the EU, Paul Nemitz shares his views on how artificial intelligence could affect democracies and why and how it should be regulated, including at the European level.
Tag: Digital Markets Act
If it was not already clear, Covid has made it indisputable: the Internet is not just a place for socialising and entertainment, it is a vital infrastructure for work, study and bureaucracy. The Net was a product of openness and sharing, but these values have now been replaced by the drive for profit, says Ben Tarnoff in his latest essay, reviewed here by Konrad Bleyer-Simon.
In 2020, the European Commission announced its Digital Services Act and its Digital Markets Act, two packages aimed to regulate online monopolistic platforms such as Google or Facebook. While the monopoly of corporations has been widely discussed in the last few years, it has also found influential advocates, such as American entrepreneur Peter Thiel, author and co-founder of PayPal and Donald Trump’s supporter.
A Voxeurop Live video talk with journalists Andreas Vou (Big Techtopia) and Alexander Fanta (Netzpolitik).