The EU is going too far with political advertising!

Submission/proposal/advocacy/recommendation

Website/link: https://dsa-observatory.eu/2023/03/16/the-eu-is-going-too-far-with-political-advertising/

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Published date: March 16, 2023

Author: Max van Drunen, Natali Helberger, Wolfgang Schulz, and Claes de Vreese

Region: Global,Europe

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

The EU is set to complement the DSA with a new regulation on (targeted) political advertisements. In this piece we highlight how the regulation’s definition of political advertisements and enforcement mechanisms threaten freedom of expression