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Proposal for the Digital Services Act

The long-awaited update to the e-Commerce Directive proposes new obligations for online platforms and changes to the ‘safe harbours’ from liability for infringing content. By Jean-Luc Juhan, Deborah J. Kirk, Elisabetta Righini, Thies Deike, Grace E. Erskine, Alain Traill, and Amy Smyth On 15 December 2020, the European Commission released a set of long-awaited proposals … Continue Reading

UK Government Publishes Full Response to Online Harms White Paper

Organisations face fines of up to 10% of annual global turnover or £18 million (whichever the greater) for failure to comply. By Gail Crawford, Rachael Astin, Alain Traill, and Katie Henshall On 15 December 2020, the UK government published its full response to the Online Harms White Paper consultation, which sets out final proposals for … Continue Reading
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