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Digital Services Act: EU's landmark rules for online platforms enter into force

On 16 November a landmark new set of EU rules for a safer and more accountable online environment entered into force with the Digital Services Act (DSA).

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The DSA applies to all digital services that connect consumers to goods, services, or content. It creates comprehensive new obligations for online platforms to reduce harms and counter risks online, introduces strong protections for users' rights online, and places digital platforms under a unique new transparency and accountability framework. 

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