EU drafts tighter regulation of online disinformation

by Brooks Tigner

Attempting to address advertising models that reward disinformation, the European Union is revising its policy on social media, online platforms, and other digital entities. A new European Commission (EC) draft guidance policy (COM 2021/262), unveiled on 26 May, aims to widen the scope and reporting obligations of the union’s 2018 self-regulatory Code of Practice on Disinformation, and is set for legislative approval by autumn 2021 and enactment in early 2022.

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Attempting to address advertising models that reward disinformation, the European Union is revising ...

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