Technology and Trust: The Challenge of Regulating Digital Platforms
24 Pages Posted: 25 Feb 2019
Date Written: August 17, 2018
This paper considers issues around digital platforms and their ethical responsibilities in the context of a wider crisis of institutional trust in liberal democracies. It discusses options for external regulation as self-regulation appears to have failed, which include industry codes of practice, the application of 'soft law', regulation through media policy, and international governance frameworks.
Keywords: digital platforms, technology, trust, regulation, media policy, soft law
JEL Classification: P12, P16, O35, D02
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Flew, Terry, Technology and Trust: The Challenge of Regulating Digital Platforms (August 17, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3331065 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3331065
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