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The EU Commission publishes its proposal for the Digital Markets Regulation

On 15 December 2020, the EC published a package of proposed measures on digital markets and digital services: A Digital Services Act (DSA) (a proposed Regulation on a Single Market for Digital Services and amending Directive 2000/31/EC – COM (2020) 825 final) A Digital Markets Act (DMA) (a proposed Regulation on Contestable and Fair Markets in the Digital Sector – COM (2020) 842 final). According to the EC’s explanatory memorandum, the proposed DSA is a horizontal initiative focusing on issues such as liability of online intermediaries for third-party content, safety of users online and asymmetric due diligence obligations for different providers of information society services depending on the nature of the societal risks such services represent. In contrast, the proposed DMA is

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