22 April 2022, Brussels, Belgium – DOT Europe would like to congratulate the European Commission, Council and the European Parliament on the agreement reached today on the Digital Services Act (DSA).
“Today’s agreement marks a very important step for the online ecosystem. After a year and a half of intense work, a revised EU framework which updates and clarifies horizontal rules and responsibilities online has become a reality. DOT Europe would like to thank the European Commission for its strong proposal and its continuous input throughout the negotiations. We are pleased to see that the European Parliament and Council recognised the importance of this framework legislation and did their utmost to find compromises and efficiently make progress on the file.” said Siada El Ramly, Director General of DOT Europe.
DOT Europe is eagerly waiting for more clarity on the outcome of the final negotiations and will remain a committed stakeholder in the context of the upcoming technical debates.
For more information from DOT Europe contact:
+32 472 26 83 02
Notes to the editor:
- DOT Europe (previously called EDiMA) is the voice of the leading internet companies in Europe. DOT Europe’s mission is to develop ideas and support policy initiatives that foster an innovative, open and safe internet for Europe’s citizens and businesses. More information is available here: https://doteurope.eu/
- DOT Europe represents 22 of the leading internet companies: Airbnb, Allegro, Amazon, Apple, Dropbox, eBay, Etsy, Expedia Group, Facebook, Google, King, Microsoft, Mozilla, Nextdoor, OLX, Shopify, Snap, Spotify, TikTok, Twitter, Yahoo, Yelp.
- Its members produce and manage a variety of products, services and applications including browsers, entertainment platforms, social networks, marketplaces and review sites. More information is available here: https://doteurope.eu/members