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Digital Services Coordinators: Who are they?

Like any regulation, the success of the Digital Services Act (DSA) hinges not only on its wording but, above all, on its enforcement. To this end, the DSA establishes a detailed and robust enforcement framework: the European Commission is not the sole enforcer; instead, Digital Services Coordinators (DSCs) are assigned a critical role within Member […]

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Nowhere to hide: smaller markets such as Australia are wielding transparency to enforce online safety

Online platforms already risk hefty fines or exclusion from big markets such as the EU for non-compliance with strict new online safety laws. Increasingly, they are also exposed to reputational risks from transparency measures in smaller jurisdictions such as Australia. Smaller markets like Australia have traditionally struggled to enforce compliance against online services that have

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Implementing the DSA Part 2: What are the impacts on my moderation operating systems?

Kick off your new year by joining us for a deep dive into content moderation in the age of the DSA. In “Implementing the Digital Services Act Part 2: What Tools & Processes Do I Need?” we will showcase the importance of cutting-edge content moderation software and discuss the essential tools and processes required for

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Online safety act

Navigating the Online Safety Act: Ofcom maps the road ahead

Breaking Down the Jargon Pursuant to its mandate, Ofcom has opened up a consultation on the documents it has recently published on the dos and don’t for platforms falling under the Online Safety Act with respect to the duty to carry out an illegal content risk assessment and implement safety measures to protect users.  We,

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Implementing the DSA Part 1: Practical advice on preparing for the DSA

In this insightful and practical webinar, we delve into the complexities of the Digital Services Act (DSA) and provide pragmatic guidance for businesses of all sizes, from SMEs to large-scale enterprises. The DSA, known for its intricate and challenging nature, demands a thorough understanding and meticulous compliance from businesses in the digital sphere. Join us

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Transparency reporting

Peeling back the screen: lessons from the first DSA transparency reports

The nineteen designated very large online platforms (VLOPs) and search engines (VLOSEs) have published their first bi-annual transparency reports under Articles 15, 24 and 42 of the EU’s Digital Services Act (DSA). These reports provide valuable insight into how intermediary services can understand and deliver on their respective reporting obligations. Transparency reporting recap: The why,

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DSA Transparency Reports tracker: A step towards a more transparent digital world

Navigating the complexities of digital transparency and current reporting The digital landscape is incredibly dynamic, reflecting rapid transformations and continuous regulatory updates. One significant stride towards creating a more reliable and transparent digital environment is the European Union’s Digital Services Act (DSA). This comprehensive framework mandates online platforms to disclose their inner workings, especially concerning

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Demystifying DSA and Online Safety Act Compliance: Join Our Webinar!

In response to the evolving digital arena, stringent regulations like the Digital Services Act (DSA) and the UK’s Online Safety Bill (OSA) are emerging, posing new challenges, especially for small and micro enterprises. To navigate this complex shift, Tremau is hosting a crucial webinar on November 16th, offering a pragmatic discussion on these regulatory changes. 

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I am not a Very Large Online Platform, when should I care about the DSA?

August 26, 2023, marked a historic day for the Digital Services Act (DSA) as Very Large Online Platforms (VLOPs) and Very Large Online Search Engines (VLOSEs) completed their inaugural risk assessment reports. These risk assessments initiate a series of annual requirements, which encompass transparency reporting, external audits, and subsequent risk assessments. DSA deadlines, including the

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D(SA)-Day for VLOPs is past us. What now? 

Very Large Online Platforms (VLOPs) and Very Large Online Search Engines (VLOSEs) reached a significant milestone on August 26 – their first day of compliance with the Digital Services Act (DSA). This included completing the first ever online platform systemic risk assessments — which marks the beginning of a series of annual requirements, including transparency

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