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Telecoms, Media & Technology

Full Implementation of Digital Services Act Imminent

The EU Digital Services Act (‘DSA’), formally titled as the ‘Regulation (EU) 2022/2065 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 October 2022 on a Single Market For Digital Services and amending Directive 2000/31/EC’ is intended to overhaul the outdated framework that previously regulated online intermediaries such as auction sites, social networks, ISPs and platforms which allow for the sharing of content over the Internet. The DSA contains sets of obligations which increase in severity in proportion to the size, role and impact of the online intermediary. Therefore, so-called ‘very large online platforms’ (‘VLOPs’) and ‘very large online…
Mamo TCV Advocates
26th January 2024
Digital Services Act Deadline: By 17 February 2023, Online Platform Providers were Required to Publish Average Monthly Active Recipients
Telecoms, Media & Technology

Digital Services Act Deadline for Online Platform Providers

17 February, 2023, marks the deadline for providers of online platforms to publish information on the average monthly active recipients of their services in the European Union (EU), as required by the Digital Services Act (Regulation (EU) 2022/2065) (DSA). The DSA defines online platforms as providers of hosting services that publicly disseminate users’ information. The European Commission has previously provided that online platforms cover a wide range of activities and include: Online marketplaces; Social media platforms;  Creative content outlets;  App stores;  Platforms for the collaborative economy;  Price comparison websites; and  Search engines. Under the DSA, providers of online platforms must…
Mamo TCV Advocates
17th February 2023