The Digital Services Act: Landmark EU legislation moderating online platforms

As a result of the EU’s Digital Services Act, online platforms have to introduce new measures to reduce harms and counter risks online, introduce strong protections for users’ rights online, all without restricting freedom of expression.

Striking this balance has been tricky, but highly necessary, as explained by the Executive Vice-President of the European Commission, Margrethe Vestager, in this new episode of the podcast “Europe Calling”.

Find out how the EU is aiming to better protect citizens online by countering illegal goods, services and content, banning certain targeted adverts and imposing new rules for online platforms.

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