There is a growing consensus about the need for some form of ex ante regulation, likely administered by a new regulatory body, to actively promote competition between platforms in the digital arena. This reflects a recognition that competition law, or other forms of existing regulation, will not be sufficient to safeguard the interests of those who rely upon such digital platforms. Competition law may limit the further accretion of market power or the abuse of market power already acquired by the dominant platforms but is unlikely to be able to put the process into reverse or correct for past errors of underenforcement.
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