Progress

Current status
adopted
04 Oct 2022 adopted
05 Jul 2022 under deliberation
23 Apr 2022 under deliberation
20 Jan 2022 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czechia
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Policy Area
Other operating condition
Policy Instrument
Algorithm design and technical standards
Regulated Economic Activity
cross-cutting
Government Branch
legislature
executive
Government Body
parliament
central government
Implementation Level
supranational

Timeline of events

04 Oct 2022
adopted

Council adopts Digital Services Act containing a dark pattern prohibition

On 4 October 2022, the Council of the European Union gave final approval to the regulation on a Single Market For Digital Services (DSA). The DSA aims to protect consumers against illicit content or services and protect their basic rights online. Th…

Source
Event type law
Action type adoption
Government branch legislature
Government body parliament
05 Jul 2022
under deliberation

EU Parliament passes Digital Services Act containing a dark pattern prohibition

On 5 July 2022, the European Parliament passed the regulation on a Single Market For Digital Services (DSA). The DSA aims to protect consumers against illicit content or services and protect their basic rights online. The passed DSA includes a prohi…

Source
Event type law
Action type passage
Government branch legislature
Government body parliament
23 Apr 2022
under deliberation

EU Commission, Council and Parliament reach a political agreement on Digital Services Act containing a dark pattern prohibition

The Council of the EU, the European Parliament and the European Commission reached a provisional agreement on the proposed Digital Services Act (DSA). The proposed DSA's major goal is to protect consumers against illicit content or services while st…

Source
Event type law
Action type opinion
Government branch executive
Government body central government
20 Jan 2022
under deliberation

European Parliament adopts position on draft Digital Services Act including ban on “dark patterns” and misleading practices

On 20 January 2022, the European Parliament agreed on their position on the Digital Services Act, proposing several amendments regarding transparency reporting requirements. The Parliament introduced an Article to prohibit online intermediary servic…

Source
Event type law
Action type opinion
Government branch legislature
Government body parliament