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Content moderation measures in Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising

Latest event Date: 2023-02-02 law passage
Passed European Parliament position on Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising including content moderation obligations

On 2 February 2023, the European Parliament passed its position on the Regulation on the transparency and targeting of political advertising. The Regulation outlines transparency obligations concerning political advertising, including advertising di…

Implementer
EU-27
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity online advertising provider
adopted

Online Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill including content moderation requirements

Latest event Date: 2023-02-01 law adoption
Implemented Online Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act including content moderation requirements

On 1 February 2023, the Singapore Online Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, including content moderation requirements, came into effect by determination of the Minister for Communications and Information. The Act specifies that online communicat…

Implementer
Singapore
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content
adopted

Online Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill including new powers for Infocomm Media Development Authority

Latest event Date: 2023-02-01 law adoption
Implemented Online Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act including new powers for Infocomm Media Development Authority

On 1 February 2023, the Singapore Online Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, including new powers for the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), came into effect by determination of the Minister for Communications and Information. The Act g…

Implementer
Singapore
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation authority governance
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content
processing consultation

Content moderation obligations in Regulation of Influencers / Content Creators

Latest event Date: 2023-01-31 order consultation closed
Closed consultation on Regulation of Influencers / Content Creators, including content moderation obligations for online platforms

On 31 January 2023, the public consultation closed on the draft Regulation of Influencers / Content Creators, including obligations for online platforms. The draft Regulation issued by the Ministry of Economy, Finance, Industrial and Digital Soverei…

Implementer
France
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content
adopted

Grievance Appellate Committees (GACs)

Latest event Date: 2023-01-28 order adoption
Established Grievance Appellate Committees (GACs)

On 28 January 2023, the Ministry of Electronics and IT of India established three Grievance Appellate Committees (GACs) based on recent amendments to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021. Unde…

Implementer
India
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation authority governance
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content
in force

CPC Network investigation into Google Flights and Google Hotels concerning commercial practices and terms and conditions compliance with EU consumer rules

Latest event Date: 2023-01-26 investigation ruling
Accepted Google commitments following CPC Network investigation into its Google Flights and Google Hotels terms and conditions compliance with EU consumer rules

On 26 January 2023, the European Commission announced that it had accepted the commitments issued by Google regarding the changes to its terms of use products and services to comply with the EU consumer rules. The Consumer Protection Cooperation Net…

Implementer
EU-27
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity search service provider
processing consultation

Amendments to the IT (Intermediary Guidelines & Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 in relation to online gaming including content moderation

Latest event Date: 2023-01-25 order consultation closed
Closed consultation on Draft Amendments to the IT (Intermediary Guidelines & Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 in relation to online gaming including content moderation

On 25 January 2023, the public consultation closed on the draft amendments to the IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021, in relation to online gaming. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology extended t…

Implementer
India
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content
processing consultation

Delegated regulation on methodology for calculating the supervisory fee implementing Digital Services Act (Article 43)

Latest event Date: 2023-01-19 order consultation closed
Closed consultation Delegated regulation on methodology for calculating the supervisory fee implementing Digital Services Act (Article 43)

On 19 January 2023, the public consultation closes on the draft Delegated regulation on methodology for calculating the supervisory fee implementing Digital Services Act (Article 43). The draft Delegated regulation outlines the methods the Commissio…

Implementer
EU-27
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation authority governance
Economic activity cross-cutting
adopted

Qinglang 2023 Spring Festival Network Environment Improvement Special Action

Latest event Date: 2023-01-18 order adoption
Adopted Qinglang 2023 Spring Festival Network Environment Improvement Special Action

On 18 January 2023, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) launched the “Qinglang 2023 Spring Festival Improvement of the Network Environment” special action, which includes guidelines for a campaign over the Lunar New Year focusing on online …

Implementer
China
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
in consultation

Content moderation requirements in Amendment to the IT (Intermediary Guidelines & Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021

Latest event Date: 2023-01-17 order consultation opened
Opened consultation on Amendment to the IT (Intermediary Guidelines & Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 including content moderation requirements

On 17 January 2023, the Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) opened a public consultation on the proposed Amendment to the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (IT…

Implementer
India
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content
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