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June 2021

Going Big, One Problem at a Time: Europe’s Regulation of Digital Services and Markets Gathers Pace

By Remy Chavannes, Anke Strijbos and Dorien Verhulst
The EU is determined to evolve into a self-aware, digitally sovereign bloc that sets the rules by which global technology companies have to operate. However, it is still struggling to make sharp choices between conflicting objectives, such as between privacy and competition, or between consumer protection and the promotion of innovation.