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EC calls for contributions to study on illegal online content

Thursday 5 October 2017 | 13:35 CET | News
The European Commission has called on hosting service providers to contribute to a study launched to monitor how effectively illegal content is taken down online and to inform the need for further intervention. The call for contributions is part of a legal and technical study on the legal framework to intermediary liability implementing the E-Commerce Directive within the EU's Member States. Users and organisations who notify the presence of illegal content on online platforms have also been asked to contribute.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: European Commission
Countries: Europe
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