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Response to Digital Services consultation warns on ‘overblocking’ of information

Reuters reports on Google’s 135 page submission to the European Commission, which urges against a one-size-fits-all approach to the tech industry in the forthcoming Digital Services act. The new rules for the digital marketplace are being drafted in response to the perceived lack of effect of multiple antitrust actions against Google. The company’s submission to the commission encourages greater clarity on the rules and responsibilities of online platforms, but proposes a ‘graduated scheme of exemptions’ from liability for cloud services and search engines, worrying that ‘speed of action should not be prioritised over careful decision-making.’ Read more.

Google urges European Commission flexibility. Response to Digital Services consultation warns on ‘overblocking’ of information.

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