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New obligations for digital operators - the goal is safer and more open online services

Internet platforms and other digital services will have new obligations when the application of the EU's Digital Services Act begins on 17 February 2024. The purpose of the new Act is to reduce illegal content and increase the transparency of services.

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Press release 12.1.2024 10.38

The Administrative Courts of Helsinki and Hämeenlinna upheld the Data Protection Ombudsman's decision on tax information portals

The Administrative Courts of Helsinki and Hämeenlinna have rejected appeals against the Data Protection Ombudsman's decisions on the tax information portals maintained by media outlets. In the autumn of 2021, the Data Protection Ombudsman decided that publishing the tax information of individuals in tax information portals does not violate data protection legislation.

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Press release 19.12.2023 10.22