- What implications does the EU’s proposed Digital Services Act have for the UK?
- Increased due diligence obligations
- Greater transparency requirements
- Requirement to appoint an EU representative
- Additional obligations for ‘very large platforms’
- What happens in the event of a breach?
TMT analysis: On 15 December 2020, the Digital Services Act package was published by the European Commission. The package included two new proposed regulations: the Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act. The objective of the package is to ensure that digital platforms are more accountable for the content that they host and address the market dominance of large technology companies. Alan Meneghetti, partner, and Charles Anderson, trainee solicitor, at RadcliffesLeBrasseur LLP discuss the proposals in DSA and the impact it will have on online platforms and the UK.
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