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Dutch govt proposes new competition rules to tackle dominant digital platforms

Monday 20 May 2019 | 11:36 CET | News
The Dutch government has outlined proposed measures to curb the dominant position of digital platforms if they are found to be limiting consumer choice and competition. The ministry of economic affairs outlined the three proposals in a brief to parliament. These include tougher oversight and prior intervention, relevant enforcement of competition rules for example to take account of data usage and adapting the criteria for vetting takeovers and mergers. 

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook / WhatsApp
Countries: Europe / Netherlands
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