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New EU law should become the global benchmark


Business Standard Editorial Comment Mumbai
The European Parliament has passed the Digital Services Act (DSA), a piece of landmark legislation that should become the global benchmark for the provision of big tech services, while protecting the privacy of users. The EU already had the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which offers granular privacy protection to anybody (not only EU citizens) whose data is stored within the EU. The DSA lays down the dos and don’ts about the removal of harmful, illegal content, offering or facilitating sales of illegal products or services, targeted advertising, and the way interfaces are designed. Large online platforms should assess in

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First Published: Jan 27 2022 | 11:31 PM IST

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