In this final section we will consider the impact of digital technologies on urban spaces.

On one side, this means how high tech giants and platform firms are establishing in urban spaces as infrastructures for data accumulation and services’ development, influencing not only urban planning but also economic and social fabric. On the other side, several urban actors —from municipalities to dwellers— move towards entrepreneurialism often using platforms and data. These processes pose new challenges to local governance in terms of regulation and participation that we are going to explore in this paper.

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