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EC opens formal proceedings against Meta

The European Commission (EC) has opened formal proceedings to assess whether Meta, the provider of Facebook and Instagram, may have breached the Digital Services Act (DSA). Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, commented: “This Commission has created means to protect European citizens from targeted disinformation and manipulation by third countries. If we suspect a violation […]

April 30, 2024

Europe: DSA nears legislative journey end

The Council of the European Union says it has taken an important step to ensure a safer online environment by approving the Digital Services Act (DSA). The DSA protects the digital space against the spread of illegal content and ensures the protection of users’ fundamental rights. “The Digital Services Act is one of the EU’s […]

October 5, 2022By Colin Mann

ACT calls for further Digital Services legislation

Europe’s TV and VoD providers, represented by trade body the Association of Commercial Television and Video on Demand Services in Europe (ACT), have welcomed the adoption of the Digital Services Act package, but suggest that strong enforcement and complementary legislation are needed to deliver on digital promises. They say that both the Digital Services Act […]

July 5, 2022By Colin Mann