About this initiative


The initiative follows the Recommendation on measures to tackle illegal content online C(2018) 1177. It intends to assess the possible need for further measures.

Digital economy and society, Home affairs, Migration and asylum
Type of act
Provisional data


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Inception impact assessment
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Feedback period
02 March 2018 - 30 March 2018 (midnight Brussels time)
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  • Anonymous (Czechia)
    30 Březen 2018 EU citizen
    Anonymous (Czechia)

    Doufám, že se toto doporučující sdělení v této podobě v budoucnu nestane předmětem závazné právní úpravy na úrovni EU. Kompetentní institucí pro určování nezákonného obsahu je soud, nikoliv správci online platforem či „důvěryhodní oznamovatelé“ a prioritou v boji proti nezákonnému obsahu má být zejména vynucování stávající legislativy, která je dostatečná. Navíc, velké platformy budou mít možnost se adaptovat, pro malé společnosti by se však...

  • Anonymous (United Kingdom)
    30 March 2018 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    Anonymous (United Kingdom)

    In November 2017, the European Parliament’s Committee for Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs released its report on the implementation of Directive 2011/93/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography. Rapporteur Anna Maria Corazza Bildt specifically mentioned the Internet Watch Foundation as an example of better cooperation...

  • Making Europe Again (Italy)
    30 March 2018 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    Making Europe Again (Italy)

    We acknowledge and strongly support the efforts made by the EU institutions to strengthen the protection of privacy online. We optimistically await the concrete effects of the new Regulation which will enter in to force in May 2018. We see, on the other hand, that there should be a better coordination between data protection and the activities concerning the suppression of illegal content online, especially with reference, on one hand, to...

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Public consultation

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Feedback period
30 April 2018 - 25 June 2018 (midnight Brussels time)
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Commission adoption

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Proposal for a regulation
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Adopted on
12 September 2018
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17 September 2018 - 26 November 2018 (midnight Brussels time)
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Feedback (2)

    21 November 2018 Business association

    BSA|The Software Alliance (“BSA”),the leading advocate for the global software industry,welcomes the continued efforts of the European Commission to tackle illegal content online and recognises that online platforms have important responsibilities to improve the effectiveness of the fight against terrorist content online,a laudable objective,shared by BSA. The recent legislative proposal,however,raises numerous concerns for the software...

  • EuroISPA (Belgium)
    7 November 2018 Business association
    EuroISPA (Belgium)

    Please find attached points of critique reflecting the position of European ISPs vis-à-vis the proposal on preventing the dissemination of terrorist content online.

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