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Governments may curb internet platforms with regulation, but can internet boycotts do the same to governments?

Tuesday 14 July 2020 | 11:51 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
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The EU is preparing new regulations for online platforms, with a proposal for the so-called Digital Services Act expected by the end of the year. Along with plans to tackle dominant positions and potential market distortions, it's working with other countries on new tax rules to target international internet companies and looking at whether stricter controls are needed to limit hate speech and misinformation on social media. When self-regulation and the threat of breaking up companies doesn't do the job, state-imposed regulation is inevitable. At the same time, some governments lacking in

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