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Laura Kayali
+ Your AuthorsArchive @LauKaya Reporter @POLITICOEurope. Mostly tech, but not only. Ex-EU bubble, [email protected] DM for Signal. EN/FR [email protected] May. 27, 2021 1 min read

France’s plan to rein in Big Tech (and Ireland and Luxembourg). A short thread.
 https://pro.politico.eu/news/france-ireland-luxembourg-big-tech-regulation-apple-amazon-facebook-google-digital-services-act-digital-markets 

Digital Services Act: France pitches new obligations for online marketplaces, including preventing that dangerous or non-compliant goods are sold online + ramp up the fight against counterfeit products.

Country-of-origin principle: France recommends the possibility of reallocating cases from the lead regulator to the country-of-destination regulator “by mutual agreement.” Why? Because GDPR isn't really working properly, the French say.

Online advertising and "brand safety": Very large online platforms should ensure that the content against which they sell advertising is legal, or face paying compensation to advertisers.

Digital Markets Act: France wants to add web browsers and voice assistants in the scope (so does Germany). Voilà.


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