Amazon, Facebook, Twitter on EU list of companies facing DSA content rules

The EU Commission has announced 19 large online platforms and search engines that will face new content moderation rules under the Digital Services Act.

The legislation, passed last year, introduced a specific regime for Very Large Online Platforms (VLOPs) and Very Large Online Search Engines (VLOSEs), all of which have more than 45 million users in the EU.

Amazon Store, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, TikTok, Twitter, Wikipedia and YouTube are just some of the 17 companies the EU Commission designated VLOP in its announcement Tuesday. The VLOSEs are Bing and Google Search.

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Source:: Computerworld