Digital Transformation of Decision-Making

A research initiative of the Amsterdam Law School

Month: October 2021

The DSA and the risk-based approach to content regulation: Are we being pulled into more advanced automation?

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DTDM researcher, Bengi Zeybek, published a blog post discussing whether the Digital Services Act’s (DSA) risk-based approach bring about even more advanced automation in content moderation. She argues that this approach (set out in Articles 26 and 27 of the Commission’s DSA proposal) incentivizes large scale use of automation to analyse and to take action against broadly defined categories content, data related to user behaviour and accounts, without much regard to the limits of different types of tech…