ECJ: AIRBNB – No decisive influence.

AIRBNB – No decisive influence. Airbnb Ireland cannot be regarded as forming an integral part of an overall service, the main component of which is the provision of accommodation. The rules for the functioning of an intermediation service such as the one provided by Airbnb cannot be equated to those of the intermediation service which…

Piattaforme online e fairness B2B: il nuovo Regolamento (UE) 2019/1150 che promuove equità e trasparenza a vantaggio degli utenti business

Il 31 luglio 2019 è entrato in vigore il nuovo Regolamento (UE) 2019/1150 che contiene norme direttamente applicabili in tutti i Paesi UE dal 12 luglio 2020, volte promuovere l’equità e la trasparenza a vantaggio degli utenti commerciali dei servizi di intermediazione online e dei motori di ricerca. Obiettivo del Regolamento è quello di riequilibrare…

The right to data portability in the platform economy: how to free consumers and suppliers from the dictatorship of the platform and increase competition in the EU’s Digital Single Market

Really happy and honored to partecipate at the International PhD Colloquium “Regulating new technologies in uncertain times” at the Tilburg University   The 14th of June I will present my paper: “The right to data portability in the platform economy: how to free consumers and suppliers from the dictatorship of the platform and increase competition…

Online platforms: Commission sets new standards on transparency and fairness

European Commission – Press release Online platforms: Commission sets new standards on transparency and fairness Brussels, 26 April 2018 Today, the European Commission is proposing new rules for the online platforms providing small businesses with a safety net in the digital economy. The new rules will improve the functioning of the Digital Single Market and…

ILO – Job quality in the platform economy

The “platform economy” emerged in the early 2000s alongside the growth of the Internet, providing opportunities for the production and delivery of a range of services delivered through online marketplaces (platforms). Digital labour platforms take a variety of forms, although it is useful to distinguish between crowdwork and work on demand via apps (De Stefano,…