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Georgia controversial ‘foreign agent’ bill passes first reading in Parliament

Jurist 18 Apr 2024
According to the European Digital Media Observatory (EDMO), the EU’s Directive aims to ensure transparency with the aim of upholding democracy, whilst the Georgian bill aims to undermine civil society under the pretext of transparency.
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Online fraud deterrents, laws needed

Taipei Times 14 Apr 2024
... media platforms are not promptly blocked or corrected ... That is why the EU’s Digital Services Act adopts a hierarchical management approach, requiring the onshore regulation of major offshore platforms.
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Britain is being too slow to ban smartphones

The Spectator 10 Apr 2024
France recently introduced a new law requiring social media platforms to verify users’ ages and obtain parental consent for those under 15, while the EU Digital Services Act has banned targeted advertising at children.
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Cyprus ‘making rapid progress’ in digital transition

CyprusMail 08 Apr 2024
She added that the digital transition is ongoing with various differences between the EU’s 27 member states, but that “the signs of convergence are encouraging” ... One of the successes of Cyprus’ digital ...
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What’s Missing From the TikTok Debate

Truth Dig 08 Apr 2024
Media pundits have mixed opinions about whether or not the current bill will go through the Senate ... There is a move towards this direction in the EU, via the Digital Markets Act (DMA), and in the U.S.
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Tech firms poised to mass hire factcheckers before EU elections

The Guardian 26 Mar 2024
The new rules flow from the EU’s Digital Services Act (DSA), which regulates content on social media, and follows a public ...
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Hire factcheckers to fight election fake news, EU tells tech firms

The Observer 26 Mar 2024
The new rules flow from the EU’s Digital Services Act (DSA), which regulates content on social media, and follows a public consultation with civil society and election observation groups in February.
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European Commission opens probes into AliExpress, LinkedIn

RTE 14 Mar 2024
The move comes under powers granted to the EU executive from the Digital Services Act (DSA) which requires companies to do more to tackle illegal and harmful products on their platforms and followed a ...
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Bailout warning went to Minister Melissa Lee’s office before Newshub’s collapse

RNZ 03 Mar 2024
Officials told Lee that the US, UK, Canada, Australia, the EU and France had, or were implementing, bargaining legislation, requiring digital platforms to compensate media.
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No dedicated Irish disinformation watchdog, cttee told

RTE 28 Feb 2024
She said the EU's Digital Services Act, the Online Safety and Media Regulation Act were looking at risks and harms, but these would not help with elections this year. "The Digital Services Act is very ...
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First Thing: US leading global alliance to fight foreign government disinformation

The Guardian 26 Feb 2024
... not arise in the same way in the more interventionist EU – which, for example, has passed the Digital Services Act and in December launched an inquiry into X over illicit content and disinformation.
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US leading global alliance to counter foreign government disinformation

The Observer 26 Feb 2024
The EU has passed the Digital Services Act and in December launched an inquiry into X over illicit content and disinformation, a lack of transparency about advertising and “deceptive” design practices.
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The Future of Censorship Is AI-Generated

Time 26 Feb 2024
A History From Socrates to Social Media ... But regulation of social media—such as the EU’s Digital Services Act—suggests that regulators will focus heavily on the potential harms rather than the benefits of new technology.
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The EU opens formal probe into TikTok over protection of children

Egypt Independent 24 Feb 2024
Social media companies operating in the EU are bound by obligations set out in the Digital Services Act, enacted in August, which places stricter requirements on large tech companies — defined as ...
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