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EC to launch new data use and search probe - report

Thursday 30 April 2015 | 14:59 CET | News
The European Commission is to launch a new investigation into how online platforms such as Amazon and Google list search results and use customer data, according to the draft plan for a "digital single market" seen by the Financial Times. The new proposal follows last week's confirmation from the EC that it will be bringing formal charges against Google for favouring its own comparison shopping services over rival services in Google search results. The plan for a "comprehensive assessment" of online platforms comes after French and German ministers urged the EC to launch an investigation into

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon / European Commission / Google / Netflix
Countries: Europe
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