Overall, the European remain realistic: they know that they are not in a position to impose unilateral regulations on technology, much less to demand the dismantling of American platforms.
What is the United States’ approach to the dominant position of large digital platforms?
Dr. Alina Polyakova: The US has a complex regulatory environment on this question. In Europe, the Commission is taking the lead in a European-level response whereas, in the US, we haven't had any coherent federal-level responses when it comes to digital regulatory policy. Congress has not passed one piece of meaningful legislation on this issue. As a result, we have many disparate proposals that all overlap in various ways and, in some cases, contradict each other.