The Digital Steering Committee covers four main areas :
Geo-blocking, Competition law, Online platforms, Digital Services Act
Online platforms and liability, Fight against the sale of counterfeits online (MoUs)
Innovation and wearable technology
Research and innovation, European R&D funding streams, Digitalisation
Privacy and data protection
General Data Protection Regulation, ePrivacy
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FESI welcomes the adoption of the IMCO report on the DSA but calls for stronger rules to make sure “what is illegal offline is illegal online”
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FESI and other associations warn the Commission against reforming the block exemption on dual distribution
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