Communication on Tackling Illegal Content Online



28 September 2017


European Commission (Communication to the European Parliament and the Council)


The “Communication on Tackling Illegal Content Online – Towards an enhanced responsibility of online platforms” lays down a set of guidelines and principles for online platforms to step up the fight against illegal content online in cooperation with national authorities, Member States and other relevant stakeholders.

It aims to facilitate and intensify the implementation of good practices for preventing, detecting, removing and disabling access to illegal content so as to ensure the effective removal of illegal content, increased transparency and the protection of fundamental rights online.