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How Can and Should the Platforms be Governed? Assessment of EU Digital Services/Markets Acts

No.1 Lawrence LESSIG and Jiro KOKURYO

January, 2023

This working paper was based on the "KGRI Great Thinker Series - How Can and Should the Platforms be Governed?: Assessment of EU Digital Services/Markets Acts" presented by Prof. Lawrence Lessig in June 2022, which explained the rise of the tech giants through the lens of antitrust and the European Union's strategy for regulating digital platforms, particularly the Digital Services Act, which the European Parliament approved in July 2022.