30 June 2021 – “An Endless Odyssey? Content Moderation Without General Content Monitoring”

Digital Services Act (DSA) Observatory Institute for Information Law (IViR, University of Amsterdam) in collaboration with Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL, University of Cambridge)   “An Endless Odyssey? Content Moderation Without General Content Monitoring” 30 June 2021, 4:30-5:30 pm (CEST, Amsterdam) Online Seminar via Zoom, link will be shared beforehand Underlying paper […]

1 June 2021 – The Facebook competition law case reaches the CJEU: Can EU competition law and personal data protection law reinforce each other?

Digital Services Act (DSA) Observatory at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) – University of Amsterdam 1 June 2021, 15:00-16:30 pm Online via Zoom, the link will be shared beforehand   In 2019, the German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) decided that Facebook abuses its dominance in social media markets by undercutting legal standards of personal data protection. The appeal against this decision […]

18 May 2021 – “Potential of transparency disclosures for citizen empowerment” Symposium

The DSA Observatory at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) and the Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR) jointly organized a symposium on the potential of transparency disclosures for citizen empowerment, scheduled to take place on 18 May, 4:00–5:30 pm. Lawmakers on both sides of the Atlantic are staking a lot of hope on transparency […]

29 March 2021 – Workshop on “Effective Communication with Policymakers”

Academic research and policy making each have their own dynamics and requirements. For academics that have relevant evidence and findings for the direct participants in the legislative process it can be a real challenge to find ways to effectively communicate their findings. In this online workshop, organized by the Digital Service Act Observatory, three insiders […]

9 April 2021 – First Seminar of the Digital Legal Lab Seminar Series on DSA and DMA

Digital Legal Lab researchers from all four partner universities are joining forces to address legal, regulatory and other questions around the Digital Services Act & Digital Markets Act. On Friday 9 April, researchers from the Digital Legal Lab will hold a  first seminar in a series dedicated to the DSA and DMA proposals. The seminar […]