About: DSA

Facebook whistleblower calls on MEPs to make sure DSA won’t be ‘dead letter’

While revisiting the recently-agreed digital regulations, European Parliament lawmakers were joined by Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen who called on them to do everything necessary to ensure that the DSA will be a "success story".
Technology 16-05-2022

Russia’s war in Ukraine dominates EU-US trade and tech talks

Russia's war in Ukraine has been at the centre of the ongoing Trade and Technology Council (TTC) in Paris, on which the EU and the US gave a second update on Monday (16 May). EURACTIV France reports.
Data protection 11-05-2022

France sees boom in personal data breaches in 2021

France has hit an all-time record in notifications of personal data breaches, up 79% from 2020, the latest report of France's data protection watchdog CNIL has found. EURACTIV France reports.
Technology 06-05-2022

Tech Brief: connectivity’s contribution, Apple Pay probe, AI fines

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Tech Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The rules in place for twenty years are running out of steam and operators no longer have...
Technology 29-04-2022

Digital Brief: DSA agreement, upload filters safeguards, GDPR redress

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The DSA will upgrade the ground rules for all online services in the EU. It will ensure that the...
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 22-04-2022

Digital Brief: future of the internet, cyber centre delays, DSA’s endgame  

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “We call for a new Declaration for the Future of the Internet that includes all partners who actively support...
Technology 15-04-2022

Digital Brief: DMA final text, DSA approaching, AIA draft report

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Delegations will find attached the final 4-column document (Articles and Recitals) after technical finalisation to reflect the provisional political...
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 13-04-2022

Macron reopens debate on ending anonymity online

French President Emmanuel Macron has reiterated his opposition to online anonymity, stating that he will not close the door on the idea of dismantling platforms. EURACTIV France reports.
Technology 08-04-2022

Digital Brief: Google’s new cookies policy, CJEU slams data retention in Ireland, France

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Narratives borrowed from the Kremlin’s playbook [have] resurfaced in Chinese state-controlled channels” -EUvsDisinfo    Story of the week: Google...
Technology 06-04-2022

DSA: MEPs boost measures on targeted ads in new compromise proposal

Lawmakers in the European Parliament have been working on a new proposal for a ban on the targeting of minors and the processing of sensitive data, seen by EURACTIV.
Technology 01-04-2022

Digital Brief: DSA fourth trilogue, DMA diverging views, France’s fine for Google

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Step by step we are getting closer to a deal. Still issues we don’t agree on, but hopefully we...

DSA: The European Commission’s new strategy to cover search engines

The EU executive has put forth a non-paper on how to best include search engines in the obligations of the Digital Services Act (DSA), addressing concerns that Google and the likes might slip the regulation’s scope. The Commission’s non-paper on...

DSA: France seeks compromise on targeted advertising, marketplaces, systemic risks

In light of receiving a new mandate for a meeting with EU ambassadors, the French Presidency of the European Council proposed a compromise on some critical issues of the Digital Services Act (DSA) to the other member states.
Technology 25-03-2022

Digital Brief: DMA agreement, Privacy Shield in principle, DSA pitches

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Today’s agreement is the beginning of a new era for tech regulation worldwide. The Digital Markets Act puts an...
Technology 24-03-2022

DMA: EU institutions agree on new rules for Big Tech

The new EU regulation targeting tech giants will become fully applicable in 2023, following an agreement reached between the EU co-legislators on Thursday (24 March).
Technology 23-03-2022

DSA: European Commission pitches crisis management mechanism, supervisory fees

The European Commission pitched to member states on Tuesday (22 March) two proposals on a crisis management mechanism and a supervisory fee for very large online platforms, with the support of two presentations seen by EURACTIV. The Commission introduced the...
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.
18-03-2022

Digital Brief: Intel spends big, DSA fees & dark patterns

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “The EU Chips Act will empower private companies and governments to work together to drastically advance Europe’s position in...
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.
Technology 08-03-2022

EU governments call on online platform to scale up fact-checking efforts

EU telecoms ministers have urged digital companies to ensure their anti-disinformation capacity is adequate in Central Eastern Europe, a primary target of Russian hybrid warfare.
Technology 04-03-2022

Digital Brief: RT ban, internet struggles, Big Tech takes sides

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “We will not let Kremlin apologists pour their toxic lies justifying Putin’s war or sow the seeds of division...