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European Union information law and the sharing economy. / Easton, Catherine Rachel.

EU Internet Law: Regulation and Enforcement. ed. / Tatiana-Eleni Synodinou; Philippe Jougleux; Christiana Markou; Thalia Prasitou. Springer, 2017. p. 163-181.

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Easton, CR 2017, European Union information law and the sharing economy. in T-E Synodinou, P Jougleux, C Markou & T Prasitou (eds), EU Internet Law: Regulation and Enforcement. Springer, pp. 163-181. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-64955-9_7

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Easton, C. R. (2017). European Union information law and the sharing economy. In T-E. Synodinou, P. Jougleux, C. Markou, & T. Prasitou (Eds.), EU Internet Law: Regulation and Enforcement (pp. 163-181). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-64955-9_7

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Easton CR. European Union information law and the sharing economy. In Synodinou T-E, Jougleux P, Markou C, Prasitou T, editors, EU Internet Law: Regulation and Enforcement. Springer. 2017. p. 163-181 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-64955-9_7

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Easton, Catherine Rachel. / European Union information law and the sharing economy. EU Internet Law: Regulation and Enforcement. editor / Tatiana-Eleni Synodinou ; Philippe Jougleux ; Christiana Markou ; Thalia Prasitou. Springer, 2017. pp. 163-181

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