Commission aims to introduce ‘traffic lights’ for the digital sector – Detailed regulation for the digital sector instead of genuine ex ante enforcement* “I’ve been wondering how to give a metaphor because these are two quite complex proposals. And the best thing I came to think of was the first-ever traffic light that brought order in the streets, that was actually in the US, in Cleveland Ohio. And that was invented as a response to a major technological disruption: the invention of cars. And I think, just like back then, it is more than hundred years ago, now we have such an increase in the online traffic that we need to make rules that put order in the chaos.” Thus spoke Commissioner Vestager on the occasion of the publication of the Commission’s proposals for the Digital Services Act
The EU Commission aims to introduce "traffic lights" for the digital sector by publishing new rules
Access to this article is restricted to subscribers
Already Subscribed? Sign-in
Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.
Read one article for free
Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.