Glossary of Platform Law and Policy Terms


Glossary of Platform Law and Policy terms

Author: Clara Almeida The term ‘aggregators’ refers to digital platforms that have as aneconomic activity the matching of providers with consumers. Tobe considered an aggregator, a digital platform must present threedefining characteristics: (1) direct relationship with users; (2) zeromarginal cost for serving users; and (3) demand-driven multi-sidednetworks with decreasing acquisition costs (Thompson, 2017). The term… Continue reading Aggregator

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