YOUthDIG 07 2021

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26 June 2021 | 15:00-17:00 CEST
YOUthDIG 2021 programme

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Working title: Deep dive: Platform Regulation

Session teaser

Platform regulation has become one of the hotly debated topics of the recent years. In December 2020, the European Commission introduced two drafts that claim to bring major changes to platform governance - Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act. During this session, together with the key contributors, YOUthDIG participants will discuss these proposed amendments, the challenges they pose and the opportunities they present. Do these proposals strike a fair balance between human rights and freedom to conduct business? Do they contribute to enhancement of more transparent content moderation practices? What have the reactions been so far? What is the way forward?


This session is envisaged to be an interactive panel discussion.

Further reading


Focal Point:

Meri Baghdasaryan, YOUthDIG programme committee.

Key Contributors:

  • Farzaneh Badiei, Director of Social Media Governance Initiative, Yale Law School
  • Trisha Meyer, Director of Research Centre for Digitalisation, Democracy and Innovation, Brussels School of Governance