The DSA Proposal’s Impact on Digital Dominance 

In September 2021, the Verfassungsblog and the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition co-hosted an online symposium, “To Break Up or Regulate Big Tech? Avenues to Constrain Private Power […]

Online advertising: These three policy ideas could stop tech amplifying hate

    By Catherine Armitage, Johnny Ryan and Ilaria Buri The relationship between the spread of harmful content and the business models that fund it is a preoccupation for many […]

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 […]

Joris van Hoboken to speak at event on “DSA & Community Content Moderation”

  Wikimedia, Reddit and VerticalScope are three online community platforms offering services where users are empowered to create content and enforce moderation rules. They organized an online event on “Community […]

Article 12 DSA: Will platforms be required to apply EU fundamental rights in content moderation decisions?

  By Naomi Appelman, João Pedro Quintais, and Ronan Fahy, Institute for Information Law (IViR)   As the European Court of Human Rights has emphasised, online platforms, such as Facebook, […]

Prof. Joris van Hoboken to speak at the EP IMCO Committee workshop on “The DSA and DMA: A forward-looking and consumer-centered perspective”

  On the 26th of May 2021 (16:45-18-45), the European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) Committee will hold a workshop on “The Digital Services Act and the Digital […]

Platform ad archives in Article 30 DSA

by Paddy Leerssen, Institute for Information Law (IViR) Tucked away in the depths of the new DSA draft, Article 30 carries a title only an academic could love: ‘Additional online […]

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 […]

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 […]

Digital Legal Lab Seminar 1: Social Media Content Moderation and the DSA

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 […]