Regulating Big Tech: Policy Responses to Digital Dominance (Paperback)

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By Martin Moore (Editor), Damian Tambini (Editor)
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Selected chapters from this book are published open access and free to read or download from Oxford Scholarship Online, https: //oxford.universitypressscholarship.com/.

Since Digital Dominance was published in 2018, a global consensus has emerged that technology platforms should be regulated. Governments from the United States to Australia have sought to reduce the power of these platforms and curtail the dominance of a few, yet regulatory responses remain
fragmented, with some focused solely on competition while others seek to address issues around harm, privacy, and freedom of expression.

Regulating Big Tech condenses the vibrant tech policy debate into a toolkit for the policy maker, legal expert, and academic seeking to address one of the key issues facing democracies today: platform dominance and its impact on society. Contributors explore elements of the toolkit through
comprehensive coverage of existing and future policy on data, antitrust, competition, freedom of expression, jurisdiction, fake news, elections, liability, and accountability, while also identifying potential policy impacts on global communication, user rights, public welfare, and economic activity.

With original chapters from leading academics and policy experts, Regulating Big Tech sets out a policy framework that can address interlocking challenges of contemporary tech regulation and offer actionable solutions for our technological future.

About the Author


Martin Moore is Director of the Centre for the Study of Media, Communication, and Power and a Senior Research Fellow at King's College London. His research focuses on political communication during election and referendum campaigns, and on the civic power of technology platforms. He is the author ofDemocracy Hacked (2016) and publishes frequently on media and politics. Damian Tambini is Associate Professor and Distinguished Policy Fellow at the London School of Economics specialising in media and communications policy and law. He has served as an advisor and expert in numerous policymaking roles for the European Commission, the Council of Europe, the UKGovernment, and the UK media regulator, Ofcom.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780197616109
ISBN-10: 0197616100
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: October 1st, 2021
Pages: 384
Language: English