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The week in content moderation - edition #245

Hello and welcome to Everything in Moderation's Week in Review, your in-depth guide to the policies, products, platforms and people shaping the future of online speech and the internet. It's written by me, Ben Whitelaw and supported by members like you.

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New and emerging internet policy and online speech regulation

I'm not sure what they put in the coffee at the European Commission this week but there has been a whole slew of Digital Services Act news this week:

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