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What the EU’s Digital Services Act means for human rights and harmful Big Tech business models

The EU’s Digital Services Act (DSA) has crossed the finish line, with the European Parliament adopting the proposal in a vote on 5 July 2022. This landmark digital regulation has gone through the legislative process in record speed and is expected to be of similarly transformative force as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The following analysis provides an overview of what the legislation means for our rights in the digital age, and for holding powerful tech companies to account.