From governments

Governments produce transparency products too, and these can include legislation, policy and reports from a range of countries around the world, including supranational entities such as the European Commission. This page lists products and outputs produced by governments.

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Transparency center | Transparency report

DSA Transparency Database Dashboard

The dashboard provides a user-friendly and interactive interface to explore summarized data, offering a comprehensive overview. Start exploring the data by clicking on different elements. You can navigate across the[...]

Published date: January 31, 2024

Subject tag: Advertising | Algorithmic systems | Child safety | Data Access | Disinformation and misinformation | Privacy and data protection | Terrorism and violent extremism

Data sharing mechanism or programme

Data sharing to foster information as a public good: the case of media viability and safety of journalists in the digital ecosystem

Harnessing defined data from platforms can advance public interest in many ways, but specifically also in regard to two distinct issues: (i) protecting journalists online, and (ii) supporting the economic[...]

Published date: December 1, 2023

Subject tag: Data Access | Privacy and data protection

Best practice guide | Submission/proposal/advocacy/recommendation

Protecting people from illegal harms online: summary of each chapter

This document sets out a high-level summary of each chapter of Ofcom’s illegal harms consultation to help stakeholders navigate and engage with our consultation document. The full detail of Ofcom’s[...]

Published date: November 9, 2023

Subject tag: Advertising | Algorithmic systems | Child safety | Data Access | Disinformation and misinformation | Government transparency | Privacy and data protection | Terrorism and violent extremism

Data sharing mechanism or programme | Transparency center | Transparency report

DSA Transparency Database

The DSA Transparency Database is structured in a way that enables transparency and scrutiny over the content moderation decisions of online platforms. This page explains what type of information is[...]

Published date: September 26, 2023

Subject tag: Content moderation | Data Access | Government transparency | Meaningful transparency | Transparency

Data sharing mechanism or programme | Transparency center

DSA Transparency Database – Statement of Reasons

On this page, you can search for statements of reasons submitted by providers of online platforms. You can use the free text search box to look for specific words within[...]

Published date: September 26, 2023

Subject tag: Advertising | Algorithmic systems | Child safety | Data Access | Disinformation and misinformation | Privacy and data protection | Terrorism and violent extremism

Transparency center | Transparency report

Code of Practice on Disinformation: new reports available in the Transparency Centr

All major online platform signatories of the Code of Practice on Disinformation (Google, Meta, Microsoft and TikTok) have delivered a second set of reports on the implementation of the Code[...]

Published date: September 26, 2023

Subject tag: Advertising | Algorithmic systems | Child safety | Data Access | Disinformation and misinformation | Government transparency | Privacy and data protection | Terrorism and violent extremism

Research report

Evaluating recommender systems in relation to illegal and harmful content

Recommender systems are widely used on user-to-user services (U2U), helping people find the content they love while also helping creators find their audiences. In this way, recommender systems improve allocative[...]

Published date: July 6, 2023

Subject tag: Algorithmic systems | Child safety | Disinformation and misinformation | Harmful content | Illegal content | Recommender systems | Terrorism and violent extremism

Submission/proposal/advocacy/recommendation

Access to Social Media Data for Public Interest Research: Lessons Learnt & Recommendations for Strengthening Initiatives in the EU and Beyond

This Policy Paper was produced as part of the project Digital Policy Lab (DPL), funded by the German Federal Foreign Office. The responsibility for the content lies exclusively with ISD[...]

Published date: May 3, 2023

Subject tag: Data Access | Disinformation and misinformation | Government transparency

Best practice guide | Legislation or legislative material | Submission/proposal/advocacy/recommendation

Guiding Principles on Government Use of Surveillance Technologies

The Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) has published ‘Guiding Principles on Government Use of Surveillance Technologies’, a voluntary and non-legally binding document which has been developed through consensus by the FOC’s[...]

Published date: March 30, 2023

Subject tag: Privacy and data protection

Transparency center | Transparency report

2022 Digital Violent Extremism Transparency Report (DIA New Zealand)

Te Tari Taiwhenua Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) released its annual Digital Violent Extremism Transparency Report for 2022. This report will help the New Zealand public to better understand how[...]

Published date: March 16, 2023

Subject tag: Terrorism and violent extremism