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Così fan tutte: Some Comments on Austria’s Draft Communications Platforms Act

Author: Fischer, G., Kettemann, M. C., & Rachinger F.
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Year: 2020
Type: Working paper

Austria’s Communications Platforms Act (KoPl-G) provides for a multi-stage procedure for content moderation, put-back rights and a stronger cooperation between platforms and supervisory authority. It is in some respects better than Germany’s NetzDG. There remain, however, a number of flaws. In remedying them, Austria could extend its reporting obligations to include "soft" content moderation measures, algorithmic tools, and advertising rules.

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