DSA

The EU has launched an official investigation into TikTok. What is the reason?

The European Union has launched an official investigation into ByteDance’s TikTok. The bloc will check whether the platform violated the rules on online content aimed at protecting children and ensuring transparent advertising, writes Reuters. EU Commissioner Thierry Breton said that this decision was made after analyzing TikTok’s risk assessment report ... Read more

Pornhub, XVideos, and Stripchat are subject to strict rules in the European Union

Porn sites Pornhub, XVideos, and Stripchat will have to deal with stricter rules in the European Union, reports The Verge. The fact is that these sites are categorized as “very large online platforms” (VLOPs) under the European Digital Services Act (DSA). According to the European Commission, these sites “meet the ... Read more

The European Commission launches an investigation against X on suspicion of violating the bloc’s rules

The European Commission launches an investigation against X on suspicion of violating the requirements of the Digital Services Act (DSA), writes Reuters. European law requires major online platforms and search engines to combat illegal content and risks to public safety. Another requirement is to protect services from manipulative technologies. This ... Read more

EU warns Elon Musk over fake news on X platform after Hamas attack on Israel

EU Commissioner for Home Affairs Thierry Breton warned Elon Musk about the spread of disinformation on Platform X after the Palestinian group Hamas attacked Israel, writes Engadget. The European official sent the billionaire an urgent letter, in which he emphasized this issue and reminded him of his obligations under the ... Read more