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EU ministers approve online content law as overhaul to digital rules advances

By Nicholas Wallace
  • 25 Nov 2021 09:00
  • 25 Nov 2021 09:44
EU ministers today approved a draft online content law that would force platforms like Google and Facebook to quickly remove illegal material, in addition to publishing detailed information about behavioral advertising.

The unanimous decision in the Council of the EU, which represents national governments in the bloc’s lawmaking, seals an agreement

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Nicholas Wallace

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Nicholas Wallace has covered data privacy and security for MLex in Brussels since November 2021. Prior to joining MLex, he worked as a freelance reporter for Science Magazine, Science|Business, and International News Services, an agency serving trade publications worldwide. He holds a masters degree in public policy, jointly awarded by the Central European University in Budapest and the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, and a bachelors degree in politics from Liverpool John Moores University.

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