On 19th February 2020, the European Commission (EC) set out its strategy for ‘Shaping Europe’s Digital Future’ in ways that are that are fair, democratic, open and sustainable. The package of three documents sets out an overall vision, and separate strategies for AI and Data (see below). A whole raft of actions is planned: a review of Competition rules for the digital age; a new Digital Services Act for online platforms that will also address labour conditions; a Communication on business taxation including digital tax and new digital finance measures, among them a legislative proposal on crypto-assets.

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