Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: How to Tackle Europe’s Digital Democracy Challenges

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: How to Tackle Europe’s Digital Democracy Challenges. “European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has made it clear that tackling online disinformation and reining in internet platforms are at the top of her digital agenda. Before the end of 2020, the commission plans to release two major policies—the European Democracy Action Plan (EDAP) and the Digital Services Act (DSA)—laying out clear principles for how it will respond to rampant disinformation, election interference, and broader concerns about a lack of accountability and transparency by online platforms. These policies are being presented as part of a broader push to promote democratic resilience and mitigate extreme speech in Europe. How should European officials and citizens alike think about these oncoming changes? And what will the impact of these proposed policy fixes be?”

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