Activity Tracker

The DPA Activity Tracker provides our latest information on developments in legislatures, judiciaries and the executive branches of G20, EU member states and Switzerland.

12293 events advancing 6741 policy or regulatory changes:

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12293 events advancing 6741 policy or regulatory changes:
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UOKiK investigation into PayPal over alleged illegal contractual clauses

Latest event Date: 2024-07-15 investigation ruling

Issued ruling in UOKiK proceedings against PayPal's over alleged illegal contractual clauses

On 15 July 2024, the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) issued a ruling regarding PayPal's alleged use of illegal contractual clauses. The UOKiK determined that PayPal employed prohibited clauses and subsequently banned them, also…

Implementer
Poland
Policy area Competition
Policy or regulatory element Unilateral conduct regulation
Economic activity digital payment provider (incl. cryptocurrencies)
under deliberation

Cyberspace Administration of China special campaign "Clear and Bright 2024 Summer Internet Environment Improvement for Minors"

Latest event Date: 2024-07-13 investigation announcement

Announced special campaign Clear and Bright 2024 Summer Internet Environment Improvement for Minors

On 13 July 2024, the Cyberspace Administration of China published the campaign on Clear and Bright 2024 Summer Internet Environment Improvements for Minors, which aims to strengthen the protection of minors on the Internet. The campaign aims to prot…

Implementer
China
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content, platform intermediary: e-commerce, platform intermediary: other
under deliberation

Danish Competition and Consumer Authority investigation into cloud services market

Latest event Date: 2024-07-12 investigation announcement

Announced Danish Competition and Consumer Authority investigation into cloud services market

On 12 July 2024, the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority announced it was initiating an examination into the Danish market for cloud services. The objective of the examination is to identify potential competition issues in the cloud market for…

Implementer
Denmark
Policy area Competition
Policy or regulatory element Unilateral conduct regulation
Economic activity infrastructure provider: cloud computing, storage and databases
processing consultation

CMA guidance on the mergers reporting requirements for strategic market status firms

Latest event Date: 2024-07-12 order consultation closed

Closed consultation on CMA guidance on the mergers reporting requirements for strategic market status firms

On 12 July 2024, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) closes the public consultation on its draft guidance on the merger reporting requirements for Strategic Market Status (SMS) firms, as mandated by the Digital Markets, Competition and Consu…

Implementer
United Kingdom
Policy area Competition
Policy or regulatory element Merger control regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
processing consultation

CMA digital markets competition regime guidance

Latest event Date: 2024-07-12 order consultation closed

Closed consultation on CMA digital markets competition regime guidance

On 12 July 2024, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) closes its public consultation on the draft guidance for the digital markets competition regime, as established by Part 1 of the Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Act. The draft g…

Implementer
United Kingdom
Policy area Competition
Policy or regulatory element Unilateral conduct regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
processing consultation

CMA investigation into the anticipated acquisition of Serato Audio Research Limited by AlphaTheta Corporation

Latest event Date: 2024-07-12 investigation consultation closed

Closed consultation on anticipated acquisition of Serato Audio Research Limited by AlphaTheta Corporation

On 12 July 2024, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) closes the public consultation on the anticipated acquisition of Serato Audio Research Limited by AlphaTheta Corporation. The CMA's investigation aims to determine if this merger would res…

Implementer
United Kingdom
Policy area Competition
Policy or regulatory element Merger control regulation
Economic activity software provider: other software
under investigation

European Commission investigation into X, formerly Twitter, compliance with DSA requirements to address illegal content and disinformation

Latest event Date: 2024-07-12 investigation interim ruling

Issued European Commission’s preliminary findings following investigation into X, formerly Twitter, compliance with DSA requirements to address illegal content and disinformation

On 12 July 2024, the European Commission sent its preliminary findings to X, indicating that its that it is in breach of the Digital Services Act (DSA) in practices related to dark patterns, advertising transparency, and data access for researchers.…

Implementer
European Union
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content
under deliberation

Measures for synthetic content detection in Content Origin Protection and Integrity from Edited and Deepfaked Media Act (COPIED ACT)

Latest event Date: 2024-07-11 law introduction

Introduced Content Origin Protection and Integrity from Edited and Deepfaked Media Act (COPIED ACT) including measures for synthetic content detection

On 11 July 2024, the Content Origin Protection and Integrity from Edited and Deepfaked Media Act (COPIED ACT) was introduced in the US Senate. The Act proposes federal transparency guidelines for labelling, authenticating, and detecting Artificial I…

Implementer
United States of America
Policy area Design and testing standards
Policy or regulatory element Design requirement
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content, ML and AI development
under deliberation

Copyright protection regulation in Content Origin Protection and Integrity from Edited and Deepfaked Media Act (COPIED ACT)

Latest event Date: 2024-07-11 law introduction

Introduced Content Origin Protection and Integrity from Edited and Deepfaked Media Act (COPIED ACT) including copyright protection regulation

On 11 July 2024, the Content Origin Protection and Integrity from Edited and Deepfaked Media Act (COPIED ACT) was introduced in the US Senate. The Act proposes federal transparency guidelines for labelling, authenticating, and detecting Artificial I…

Implementer
United States of America
Policy area Intellectual property
Policy or regulatory element Copyright protection regulation
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content, ML and AI development
concluded

Investigation into Google over alleged abuse of dominant market position

Latest event Date: 2024-07-11 investigation closure

Closed Competition Authority investigation into Google over alleged abuse of dominant market position

On 11 July 2024, the Competition Authority concluded its investigation into allegations against Google for potentially abusing its dominant position in the general search services market. The investigation focused on whether Google's search result f…

Implementer
Turkiye
Policy area Competition
Policy or regulatory element Unilateral conduct regulation
Economic activity search service provider
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