The TaskUs Policy Research Lab provides consultative and value-add services in Trust & Safety and Content Moderation. We service a wide range of policy areas and content types, with the goal of helping create a safer internet for all.
As part of our core set of responsibilities to provide the most updated and relevant information pertaining to online safety, the TaskUs Policy Research Lab is continuously studying regulations to promote minor safety online alongside the European Commission’s adoption of the Digital Services Act (DSA) and Digital Markets Act (DMA).
In line with these regulations, specific legal actions have been proposed to combat child abuse and protect children online.
Such proposals include milestone strategies, such as:
The new EU legislation focused on child sexual abuse material (CSAM) regulations and was developed by the Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs (otherwise known as ‘’Home’’). More so, it highlights that existing measures do not go far enough or wide enough across the tech sector, and there is continued growth in the number of reports of CSAM online content and its trends on platforms.
The rules further include:
The TaskUs Policy Research Lab is continuously considering these strategies in its consulting and value-adding initiatives. Platforms would have to collaborate with more ”trusted flaggers”, anticipate stronger age verification features, and prepare themselves for more monitoring ahead. We will continue to provide you with the most updated information about our ongoing focus on upholding and promoting a safer online experience for all.