European Commission issues recommendation asking platforms to detect and remove illegal content within an hour

March 1, 2018

On March 1, 2018, the European Commission issued the Recommendation on measures to effectively tackle illegal content online, which provides guidelines on how internet platforms should handle illegal content, including “information relating to terrorism, child sexual abuse, illegal hate speech or...

Legislative Developments 2017

February 26, 2018

Legislative Proposals 1865-S-2015 and 942-S-2016 were discussed together as a joint Proposal, which was approved by the Senate in 2016. This project states that ISPs should not be liable for content created by third parties, unless they are duly notified by a judicial order of the removal or...