Items tagged "European Commission"
Public Knowledge Praises European Commission Action Promoting Fair and Open Digital MarketsDecember 15, 2020 Big Tech , digital markets act , digital platforms , European Commission , Platform Competition
Today, the European Commission announced a new regulatory package to rein in Big Tech: the Digital Markets Act. This proposed law represents an important step forward in the global fight to rein in the power of Big Tech.Read More
Public Knowledge Welcomes European Commission Antitrust Charges Against Amazon’s Data MisuseNovember 10, 2020 Amazon , Antitrust , CPNI , digital platforms , European Commission , Platform Competition , Platform Regulation
Today, the European Commission filed antitrust charges against Amazon for competing unfairly with sellers on its marketplace. The Commission has also opened a second formal antitrust investigation into the company’s “possible preferential treatment” of its own retail offers and sellers that use Amazon’s logistics and delivery services. The move follows reports of Amazon using third-party seller data to develop competing products, as well as the Justice Department’s antitrust suit against Google.Read More