The UK is giving itself the means to regulate Facebook

British MP Damian Collins is working on a bill that would impose new moderation obligations on social media.

The European Union is not alone in its battle to regulate digital platforms. On the other side of the channel, the UK is working to improve the wording of online safety law. This bill aims to impose new obligations on social networks by 2023 to remove illegal or harmful content under heavy fines. A goal similar to the European Digital Services Act (DSA), currently under review. This led British Conservative MP Damien Collins, chair of the joint committee responsible for making recommendations to the Internet Security Bill, to hear from the European Affairs Committee of the French Senate. The latter should give its opinion on the DSA in early December.

“The world will inevitably converge towards a global approach to tech giants.”, refers to Senator Catherine Maureen DeSele, at the initiative of this session. “On these issues, governments will learn from each other and pick up what

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