The extraterritorial implications of the Digital Services Act

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Published date: November 1, 2023

Author: Laureline Lemoine & Mathias Vermeulen (AWO)

Region: Europe,Global

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

As the enforcement of the Digital Services Act (DSA) is gathering speed, a number of non-EU based civil society and research organizations have wondered to what extent the DSA can have an impact on their work. This blog post provides a concise overview of the areas and provisions within the Digital Services Act that are most pertinent to the issue of extraterritorial application of the Regulation.