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Technology 29-06-2022

French Presidency ponders options on product safety rules for online marketplaces

On one of the last days of its Presidency, the French government proposed three different ways to approach product safety rules for online marketplaces, according to an internal document obtained by EURACTIV. The French Presidency noted that setting product safety...

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 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 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.

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.

EU countries embrace platform regulations, but divisions remain

EU ministers gathered in Brussels on Thursday (25 November) to rubber-stamp the new ambitious rules for the digital space. However, significant divisions remain.

DSA: EU ambassadors reach agreement to start interinstitutional negotiations

Representatives of EU countries endorsed a key piece of digital legislation, the Digital Services Act, on Wednesday, confirming proposals for a 24-hour deadline for removal of illegal content, liability provisions for online marketplaces and centralised enforcement for very large online platforms.

Online marketplaces warn EU ‘gatekeeper’ definition does not mirror their business model

The criteria for designing e-commerce platforms as gatekeepers do not reflect their business model, according to a letter signed by eight European technology companies including Booking, Allegro and Zalando.