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Technology 23-04-2022

EU institutions reach agreement on Digital Services Act

European Union co-legislators reached an agreement on the Digital Services Act (DSA), flagship legislation that will reign in the digital sphere and step up the fight against illegal content and disinformation.
Technology 14-04-2022

DSA: EU institutions approach agreement on online advertising clampdown

An agreement on the rules for online advertising in the EU's Digital Services Act (DSA) seems to be within reach, according to a new compromise text seen by EURACTIV.
Technology 08-04-2022

Banning Dark Patterns – Far From a Light Task

Dark patterns refer to how internet platforms trick and deceive users into clicking on something they don’t want to do.
Technology 23-03-2022

DSA: The French Presidency wants new mandate ahead of political trilogue

The French Presidency seeks to obtain a revised mandate from other EU countries ahead of the upcoming political trilogue on the Digital Services Act (DSA), according to internal documents seen by EURACTIV.
Technology 17-03-2022

DSA: French Presidency pitches compromise on dark patterns, minors, compensation

Following the third political trilogue on the Digital Services Act (DSA) on Tuesday, the French Presidency prepared a compromise text on dark patterns, protection of minors and compensations, dated Wednesday (16 March).
Technology 16-03-2022

DSA: European Commission wants very large online platforms to pay for their supervision

While getting ready to enforce the Digital Services Act on very large online platforms, the EU executive has come back with a proposal to charge these big players a supervisory fee directly.

DSA: MEPs gear up for negotiations ahead of kick-off trilogue

The lawmakers representing the different political groups met on Wednesday (26 January) to iron down the political priorities in view of the first political trilogue of the Digital Services Act (DSA) that will take place on 31 January.

MEPs adopt Digital Services Act with significant last-minute changes

A large majority of MEPs voted in favour of the Digital Services Act on Thursday (20 January), after plenary amendments introduced important changes to the text.
Technology 08-12-2021

DSA parliamentary agreement set to hold in key committee vote

The major political groups of the European Parliament reached common ground on the Digital Services Act (DSA), which is set to be largely confirmed in a key committee vote as alternative amendments have so far gathered only limited support.