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The Digital Markets Act, Regulation (EU) 2022/1925 was published on 12 October 2022 in the Official Journal of the EU.

Despite the mounting controversy around the DMA and its interplay with existing EU competition and privacy rules, the DMA establishes far-reaching obligations and prohibitions for large online platforms that act as ‘gatekeepers’ who will be facing stringent compliance requirements under the rules.Continue Reading DMA: EU Publishes The New Digital Markets Act

There is increasing public pressure on internet companies to intervene with content moderation, particularly to tackle disinformation, harmful speech, copyright infringement, sexual abuse, automation and bias, terrorism and violent extremism. The new UK Online Safety Bill (as introduced in the UK Parliament on 17 March 2022) is the British response to such public demand.
Continue Reading Online Safety in Digital Markets Needs a Joined Up Approach with Competition Law in the UK