Zuckerberg appeals for European leadership on platform regulation

By |maj 19th, 2020|digital services act, EU, European Union, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Thierry Breton|

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has called upon the European Union to take the lead in establishing a legal framework for the regulation of online platforms, in order to resist other models of online governance, like China's, which do not appeal to West...

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Commission to contract €600,000 study on gatekeeping power of digital platforms

By |maj 11th, 2020|Amazon, Antitrust, Apple, competition, digital gatekeeper, digital services act, EU, European Commission, Facebook, Google, Margrethe Vestager, News, platform economy, platforms, social media, Technology|

The European Commission is to contract a study on the gatekeeping, or market-dominating, power of digital platforms in a bid to gather evidence which could feed into the upcoming Digital Services Act, documents seen by EURACTIV reveal.

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Commission to contract €600,000 study on gatekeeping power of digital platforms

By |maj 11th, 2020|Amazon, Antitrust, Apple, competition, digital gatekeeper, digital services act, EU, European Commission, Facebook, Google, Margrethe Vestager, News, platform economy, platforms, social media, Technology|

The European Commission is to contract a study on the gatekeeping, or market-dominating, power of digital platforms in a bid to gather evidence which could feed into the upcoming Digital Services Act, documents seen by EURACTIV reveal.

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Commission study calls for ‘sanctions’ for online disinformation

By |maj 11th, 2020|Code of practice against disinformation, Didier Reynders, digital services act, disinformation, fake news, News, regulation|

A European Commission study on the effectiveness of the EU's code of practice against disinformation has criticised the self-regulatory nature of the framework, suggesting that "sanctions and redress mechanisms" should be put into place in order to ens...

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‘New competition tool’ to feature in digital services act, Vestager says 

By |maj 5th, 2020|competition, Digital, digital services act, DSA, EU, EU policy, IMCO, Internal Market Committee, Margrethe Vestager, News, platform economy, Technology|

The EU's bid to regulate online platforms, the Digital Services Act, is likely to address a number of competition issues related to the digital economy, possibly through a new competition tool, the European Commission's Vice-President for Digital, Marg...

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UK media watchdog director joins Facebook

By |april 29th, 2020|digital services act, Facebook, News, Ofcom, online harms|

A top official has been poached by Facebook from the UK's media watchdog, the Office of Communications (Ofcom). The move comes at a time in which the UK is readying broad legislation to crack down on offensive content online.

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Facebook rolls out new COVID-19 misinformation engagement alerts

By |april 16th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, digital services act, disinformation, DSA, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, misinformation, News|

Facebook is to establish a new system for alerting users who have engaged with misinformation related to the coronavirus, the company's head Mark Zuckerberg announced on Thursday (16 April). The move comes after pressure from activists for Facebook to ...

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Digital deferrals to stifle Commission work programme

By |april 15th, 2020|Commission working programme, Digital, digital services act, DSA, Europe, News, Technology|

In light of the disruptive impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the European Commission is assessing the need to delay a series of important actions, including in the field of digital affairs, a draft copy of the executive's working programme se...

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LEAK: EU in push for digital transformation after COVID-19 crisis

By |april 6th, 2020|5G, 6G, artificial intelligence, digital services act, EU, leak, News, Sophie in 't Veld, Thierry Breton|

EU Member States and the European Commission should "thoroughly analyse the experiences gained from the COVID-19 pandemic" in order to inform future policies across the entire spectrum of the digital domain, leaked Council documents seen by EURACTIV re...

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The commission‘s digital strategy: More competition, less emissions

By |februar 19th, 2020|digital services act, digital strategy, DSA, EU, Magrethe Vestager, News, Thierry Breton|

In its digital strategy published on Wednesday (19 February), the European Commission committed itself to fostering 'Technology that works for the people' by increasing the digital prowess of European citizens and companies, doubling down on the market power of tech giants and tapping into ICT’s potential for sustainability.

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