Digital Services Act: Delegated Regulation on independent audits now available for public feedback - Privacy Community

Today, the Commission has launched a consultation on draft rules on how independent audits should be conducted under the Digital Services Act (DSA) for Very Large Online Platforms (VLOPs) and Very Large Online Search Engines (VLOSEs). graphic showing a photo of a person using a laptop with digital symbols projected on top of it iStock photo Getty images plus The consultation will run until 2 June. After gathering public feedback, the Commission intends to adopt the rules before the end of the year.

Independent audits are essential to help the Commission to assess compliance with all obligations under the DSA. Rigorous independent audits are an important accountability tool for the DSA and reflect best practices in many other regulated sectors, such as in financial services.