New EU law will force Big Tech to regulate online content - update

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The Digital Service Act and Digital Markets Act are part of the EU's biggest revamp of tech regulation this century
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The Digital Service Act and Digital Markets Act are part of the EU's biggest revamp of tech regulation this century

The European Union has agreed the final form of the Digital Services Act, placing unprecedented restrictions on online content.

The Digital Services Act (DSA) is the second part of the bloc's initiative to regulate tech giants and social media platforms, along with the Digital Markets Act (DMA). The DSA intends to combat hate speech,...

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