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PLATFORM REGULATION Coordination of markets and curation of sociality on the internet

  title={PLATFORM REGULATION Coordination of markets and curation of sociality on the internet},
  author={Ulrich Dolata},
The mid-1990s – a time when the commercial utilisation of the internet was already well under way (Amazon was founded in 1994, Yahoo in 1995, and Google in 1997) – were characterised by an infuential narrative which advocated that the internet could (or should) be free, decentralised, self-regulated, and managed largely without political or state intervention. It is in this spirit that, on the sidelines of the 1996 World Economic Forum in Davos, John Perry Barlow (1996), one of the founders of… 
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