ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Joris van HobokenJoris van Hoboken is a Professor of Law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels and an Associate Professor at the Institute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam. He works on the intersection of fundamental rights protection (privacy, freedom of expression, non-discrimination) and the regulation of platforms and internet services.
POSTS BY Joris van Hoboken
31 Oktober 2022Joris van Hoboken, Ilaria Buri, João Pedro Quintais, Ronan Fahy, Naomi Appelman, Marlene Straub
The DSA has been published – now the difficult bit beginsThe Digital Services Act (DSA) has finally been published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 27 October 2022. This publication marks the end of a years-long drafting and negotiation process, and opens a new chapter: that of its enforcement, practicable access to justice, and potential to set global precedents. Continue reading >>
30 August 2021Ilaria Buri, Joris van Hoboken
The DSA Proposal’s Impact on Digital DominanceOne of the most pressing questions in the ongoing debates about the Digital Services Act (DSA) proposal is the question of entrenching dominance. While the DSA aims at providing a harmonized regulatory framework for addressing online harms, there is a risk that imposing accountability at the threat of fines might increase the power of already dominant intermediaries. This problem is particularly evident for content moderation, where over the last decades a handful of services have consolidated their position as the primary arbiters of speech and online activity. Continue reading >>