In our previous update, which can be found here, on the French bill “for a Digital Republic” (“Digital Bill”), we discussed the vague notion of platforms.
Here is what you should know about the obligations which are likely to be imposed on platforms.
First of all, the Digital Bill only provides a duty of loyalty and transparency … Continue Reading
After several months of public consultations, several versions of intermediate texts, the long-awaited bill “for a Digital Republic” (“Digital Bill”) was finally transmitted to the Council of Ministers last 9 December 2015 and officially presented to the French National Assembly.
An amended version of the Digital Bill was then adopted by the National Assembly in first reading on 26 January … Continue Reading
The European Commission is planning to put forward the first legislative proposals under its Digital Single Market strategy on 9 December. The proposals will fall within the ambit of “Better access for consumers and businesses to digital goods and services across Europe” – but that covers a range of different issues, so we’re still not sure what will emerge by … Continue Reading