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Digital Services Act / Digital Markets Act: Document pool

The DSA-DMA package will affect how intermediaries regulate and influence user activity on their platforms, including people's ability to exercise their rights and freedoms online. It also aims at limiting the abuse of power by very large and gatekeeper platforms.

By EDRi · April 29, 2020

In her political guidelines, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has committed to “upgrade the Union’s liability and safety rules for digital platforms, services and products, with a new Digital Services Act” (DSA). Later the Act was complemented to form a package with the Digital Markets Act (DMA). The DSA-DMA package will, among others, revise the rules contained in the E-Commerce Directive of 2000 that affect how intermediaries regulate and influence user activity on their platforms, including people’s ability to exercise their rights and freedoms online. This is why reforming those rules has the potential to be either a big threat to fundamental rights rights or a major improvement of the current situation online. It is also an opportunity for the European Union to decide how central aspects of the internet will look in the coming ten years.

A public consultation by the European Commission was launched in July 2020 and the legislative proposals were published on 15 December 2020.

In addition, three different Committees of the European Parliament have adopted their Own Initiative Reports in view of setting the agenda of what the DSA-DMA package should regulate and how it should achieve its goals.

This Document Pool lists all relevant articles and documents related to the DSA and DMA. This will allow you to follow the developments of content moderation and regulatory actions in Europe.

Last update: 1 April 2021

Table of content

EDRi’s analysis and recommendations
Legislative documents
Blogposts and press releases
EDRi members’ publications
Other
Key policymakers
Key dates


EDRi’s analysis and recommendations


Legislative documents

European Commission

European Parliament


EDRi’s blog posts and press releases


EDRi members’ publications


Other


Key policymakers

Digital Services Act (IMCO)

Digital Markets Act (IMCO)


Key dates (indicative)

  • May 28, 2021: Deadline to send draft report to translation
  • June 21, 2021: Consideration of draft report
  • July 1, 2021: Deadline for tabling amendments
  • Sept 27, 2021: Consideration of amendments
  • Oct 27-28, 2021: Consideration of compromise amendments
  • Nov 8, 2021: Vote in the IMCO committee
  • Dec: Plenary vote

 

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