UNIC policy update 02/02/2022


    Digital Services Act

    Film/AV sector DSA Trilogue statement – UNIC

    The undersigned organisations representing the creative and business communities of the film and audiovisual sector in Europe regret that the European Parliament plenary vote on the Digital Services Act failed to achieve the stated goal of making internet intermediaries more accountable and creating a safer, better-functioning online environment for everyone.

    Digital Services Act: regulating platforms for a safer online space for users – European Parliament

    MEPs agreed a draft set of measures to tackle illegal content, to ensure platforms are held accountable for their algorithms, and improve content moderation.

    Christel Schaldemose tells the Parliament Magazine, in an exclusive interview, about her hopes for the EU’s groundbreaking Digital Services Act – The Parliament Magazine

    European Parliament’s lead rapporteur says EU policymakers have an obligation to ‘take back control’ of the internet.


    Antitrust: Commission publishes final report on consumer Internet of Things sector inquiry – European Commission

    The European Commission has published today the findings of its competition sector inquiry into the consumer Internet of Things (IoT). The final report and its accompanying staff working document identify potential competition concerns in the rapidly growing markets for IoT related products and services in the European Union.

    French Presidency of the Council

    French Presidency briefs the European Parliament’s committees on its priorities – European Parliament

    Ministers outlined the priorities of the French Presidency of the Council of the EU to parliamentary committees, in a series of meetings.


    3 February - Second Trilogue Digital Markets Act

    10-20 February - Berlinale

    14 February - European Film Forum at Berlinale on sustainability in the cinema industry

    28/29 March - UNIC Cinema Days 2022

    25-28 April - CinemaCon 2022

    20-23 June - CineEurope 2022

    Last modified on 02-02-2022