At the turn of the century, a platform was little more than a bank of servers, a chatroom and some rudimentary capability. Today, platforms are vast environments that connect hundreds of millions of people through rich content, huge bodies of data, complex algorithms and incredible functionality. Now after almost two decades of evolution, a new wave of regulations is poised to radically change the landscape of liability for digital platforms and services.
Our Entertainment and Media, Competition and new Brussels teams discuss the evolution in regulatory approaches and case law and the controversial debate over the liability paradigm shift. Understand how digital platforms play an increasing role in the economy and the kinds of policy changes being proposed to reflect the realities of a new era. Additionally, this document contains a tracker to assist our clients in identifying the complex intertwining regulatory initiatives currently in play and proposed across the UK and European Union.
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