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Sep 21, 2018

How the EU should regulate the internet

I've said it before: Ben Thompson is one of the smartest guys out there and Stratechery.com is the "go-to-blog" for understanding the big picture in digital. This time, Ben speaks about the way the EU tries to regulate the internet, and how the approach inevitably will fail. Brain teaser quote:

  • First, just as business models ought to be constructed that leverage the internet instead of fight it, so should regulation
  • Second, regulation should start with the understanding that power on the internet flows from controlling demand, not supply

Approx 10 min read, but if you start thinking, it may turn out to be 30 - time well invested:
https://stratechery.com/2018/the-european-union-versus-the-internet/