IEFBE 3368

Comment on the Copyright and the Digital Services Act Proposal

The European Copyright Society (ECS) has issued a comment on the Copyright and the Digital Services Act Proposal. Copyright law accounts for most content removals from online platforms and search engine result lists, by an order of magnitude. This practice will become subject to numerous due diligence obligations under the proposed Regulation on a Single Market For Digital Services (Digital Services Act, DSA), which also covers copyright infringing content. In this Comment, the European Copyright Society (ECS) takes the opportunity to share its view on (1) the relationship between the EU copyright acquis and the DSA and (2) on further selected aspects of the DSA from a copyright perspective.

Read the full comment here.