ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Daniel HolznagelDaniel Holznagel works as a judge. From 2017 to 2021 he was a Legal Officer at the German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection, where he was involved in drafting the German Network Enforcement Act (NetzDG). He holds a PhD in Media Law and regularly advises the NGO HateAid on online platform liability issues. Views are his own.
POSTS BY Daniel Holznagel
24 Juni 2021Daniel Holznagel
The Digital Services Act wants you to “sue” Facebook over content decisions in private de facto courtsAccording to Art. 18 of the Commission’s draft for a Digital Services Act, Member States shall certify out-of-court dispute settlement bodies which might - at the request of online platform users - review platform decisions. While well-intentioned, this introduction of quasi-courts is incompatible with European Law. Continue reading >>
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