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EC planning to address unfair practices of tech giants

Wednesday 10 May 2017 | 14:10 CET | News
The European Commission is planning to introduce legislation to address unfair contractual clauses and trading practices in relations between online platforms and businesses, reports Reuters. In a mid-term review of its digital strategy, the EC said the initiative would come into force by the end of the year and would serve to deal with complaints from European companies including Spotify and Deezer that US tech giants such as Apple and Google are abusing their position as gateways to customers to promote their own services or impose unfair terms and conditions.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon / Apple / Deezer / European Commission / Facebook / Google / Spotify
Countries: Europe
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