To promote well-being and shared prosperity, EU decision-makers will need to show the same desire for competition beyond the boundaries of digital markets.
Date: December 14, 2020
Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy
This opinion piece was originally published on Euractiv, Rzeczpospolita and Il Sole 24 Ore.
On 15 December 2020, the European Commission will publish its proposal to address excessive power in digital markets. Zeroing in on the digital sector makes little economic sense: new limits to Big Tech’s leverage will not give the European economy the dynamism it needs to foster technological development.
Whether you are the mother of a teenager, a business owner or a worker, it is likely that you have never felt more powerless in the digital