"The recent challenges (the Covid crisis) and other examples have shown that more needs to be done so the Code needs further strengthening. That's why the (European) Commission has issued guidance in May this year to set out how the Code should be further strengthened to become an even stronger instrument to fight this information. Actually, the current revision of the Code that has been just kicked off by the signatories offers a great opportunity to come up with a flexible future-proof, industry-led instrument that can provide a firm response to the spread of disinformation." Krisztina Stump, Head Of Unit, Media Convergence and Social Media Unit at the European Commission.

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