Introduction to the Code

The Code of Practice on Disinformation is a first-of-its kind tool through which relevant players in the industry agreed – for the first time in 2018 – on self-regulatory standards to fight disinformation. Its revision process was launched in June 2021 and culminated in its signature and presentation on the 16 June 2022 by 34 signatories. It fulfills the objectives of the Commission’s Guidance presented in May 2021.

The strengthened Code of Practice contains 44 commitments and 128 specific measures, in the following areas: