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

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FTC Order on Government and Business Impersonation

Latest event Date: 2024-02-15 order adoption

Adopted FTC Trade Regulation Rule on Impersonation of Government and Businesses

On 15 February 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) adopted the Government and Business Impersonation Rule. This order prohibits the false impersonation of a government entity or officer. It also prohibits the misrepresentation of affiliation wi…

Implementer
United States of America
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation authority governance
Economic activity cross-cutting
under deliberation

Regulation extending derogation from the ePrivacy Directive to support the detection of child sexual abuse

Latest event Date: 2024-02-15 law passage

Reached Council and Parliament provisional agreement on Proposal for a Regulation on Extension of Derogation from the ePrivacy Directive to support the detection of child sexual abuse

On 15 February 2024, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union reached a provisional agreement on the Proposal for a Regulation on the Extension of Derogation from the ePrivacy Directive until 3 April 2026, specifically for the p…

Implementer
European Union
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
under deliberation

FAS Investigation into Yandex over Inappropriate Advertising

Latest event Date: 2024-02-14 investigation announcement

Announced Investigation into Yandex for Advertising Student Writing Services

On 14 February 2024, the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) initiated proceedings against Yandex, a search service provider, for distributing inappropriate advertising. The case was triggered by an advertisement for the 'Work 5' service, which offer…

Implementer
Russia
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity online advertising provider, search service provider
adopted

Measures to Combat Online Hate and Right-Wing Extremist Content

Latest event Date: 2024-02-13 order adoption

Adopted Measures to Combat Online Hate and Right-Wing Extremist Content

On 13 February 2024, the German Ministry of Interior (Bundesministerium für Inneres und Heimat) adopted measures to combat hate and right-wing extremist content on the Internet. In particular, online platforms are required to remove right-wing extre…

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

Regulation laying down rules to prevent and combat child sexual abuse

Latest event Date: 2024-02-13 law opinion

Adopted EDPB Statement on Proposed Child Sexual Abuse Regulation

On 13 February 2024, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) adopted a statement on the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down rules to prevent and combat child sexual abuse. The EDPB acknowledged the i…

Implementer
European Union
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
adopted

Guidance for Trusted Flagger Status Application under Article 22 of the Digital Services Act (DSA)

Latest event Date: 2024-02-12 outline adoption

Adopted Media Commission Guidance for Trusted Flagger Application under Article 22 of the Digital Services Act (DSA)

On 12 February 2024, the Media Commission (CNM) published the Guidance for entities applying for Trusted Flagger status under Article 22 of the Digital Services Act (DSA). The Guidance outlines the application, assessment, and decision-making proces…

Implementer
Ireland
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

Arcom Order on List of Services Classified as Services of General Interest

Latest event Date: 2024-02-08 order drafting

Published Draft Arcom Order on List of Services Classified as Services of General Interest

On 8 February 2024, the French Regulatory Authority for Audiovisual and Digital Communication (Arcom) published a draft order containing the list of services classified as being of general interest (SIG). The draft order defines services of general …

Implementer
France
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content, streaming service provider
under deliberation

Arcom Order on Conditions of Appropriate Visibility of Services of General Interest

Latest event Date: 2024-02-08 order drafting

Drafted Arcom order on Conditions of Appropriate Visibility of Services of General Interest

On 8 February 2024, the Audiovisual and Digital Communication Regulatory Authority (Arcom) published a draft order on the conditions of appropriate visibility of services of general interest. The order states that accessing services of general inter…

Implementer
France
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content, streaming service provider
under deliberation

Denmark Digital Development Strategy

Latest event Date: 2024-02-08 outline announcement

Announced Digital Development Strategy including Age Verification Requirements

On 8 February 2024, the Danish Government announced that a political agreement was reached concerning the "Digital Development Strategy", which includes a program to increase minors' online safety. In particular, the plan outlines the goal of includ…

Implementer
Denmark
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Age verification requirement
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content
under deliberation

Age Verification Requirement in Protecting Children on Social Media Act (HB 2858)

Latest event Date: 2024-02-08 law introduction

Introduction of Protecting Children on Social Media Act (HB 2858) including age verification provisions

On 8 February 2024, the Protecting Children on Social Media Act was introduced in the Arizona Legislature. The Act stipulates that minors under 16 years of age must receive approval from their parent or guardian before using a social media platform.…

Implementer
United States of America
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Age verification requirement
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content
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