Tackling COVID-19 Disinformation (cepPolicyBrief)


The EU-Commission presents several measures and tools to fight COVID-19 disinformation on online platforms. A cepPolicyBrief assesses the Commission’s approach.


The Commission creates no requirement that curtails freedom of expression nor obligations for companies that interfere with their freedom to conduct a business. A joint European approach on tackling disinformation is appropriate in view of the cross-border nature of online disinformation.