Google’s fight against EU antitrust fine to be heard February 12-14 at EU court

By |oktober 15th, 2019|Antitrust, Google, News|

Alphabet unit Google’s fight against a 2.4-billion-euro EU antitrust fine will be played out over three days in February 2020 at Europe’s second-highest court, according to parties involved in the case.

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EU antitrust regulators raise concerns about Facebook’s Libra currency: sources

By |avgust 22nd, 2019|Antitrust, EU, Facebook, libra, News|

EU antitrust regulators want to know whether Facebook’s proposed Libra cryptocurrency and its use of consumer data pose possible anti-competitive constraints, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday (21 August).

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Tech giants under pressure in the US

By |avgust 21st, 2019|Amazon, Antitrust, Apple, Cambridge Analytica, competition, Elizabeth Warren, Facebook, Federal Trade Commission, Google, News, United States, Wall Street Journal|

About twenty US states are worried about the monopolistic tendencies of tech giants, and are close to launching a joint antitrust investigation next month, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday (19 August). EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.

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Force tech giants to share data rather than break them up: academics

By |april 5th, 2019|Antitrust, data protection, EU antitrust, Facebook, GAFA, Google, Margrethe Vestager, News, Twitter|

EU antitrust regulators should consider forcing tech giants such as Google and Amazon to share their data with rivals rather than break them up, three academics enlisted by the European Commission said on Thursday (4 April).

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Spotify files EU antitrust complaint against Apple

By |marec 14th, 2019|Antitrust, Apple, EU antitrust, News, Spotify|

Spotify has filed a complaint with EU antitrust regulators against Apple, saying the iPhone maker unfairly limits rivals to its own Apple Music streaming service.

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19 EU countries call for new antitrust rules to create ‘European champions’

By |december 19th, 2018|Alstom, Antitrust, Bruno Le Maire, Margrethe Vestager, News, Siemens|

A total of 19 EU governments have proposed updating the EU’s antitrust rules in order to facilitate the emergence of European industrial giants able to face “fierce competition” from the US and China.

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Deutsche Telekom CEO optimistic about EU okay for Tele2 Dutch deal

By |oktober 15th, 2018|5G, Antitrust, competition, Deutsche Telekom, News|

Deutsche Telekom is confident it will secure EU antitrust approval to buy Tele2’s Dutch business, the German company’s chief executive said, adding that the deal was necessary to help the companies compete with bigger rivals.

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EU privacy chief expects first round of fines under new law by year-end

By |oktober 10th, 2018|Antitrust, EU privacy, Facebook, GDBR, General Data Protection Regulation, Giovanni Buttarelli, Google, News, Privacy|

Regulators are set to exercise their new powers by handing out fines and even temporary bans on companies that breach a new EU privacy law, with the first round of sanctions expected by the end of the year, the bloc’s privacy chief said.

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EU regulators want to know if merchants hurt by Amazon copies

By |september 28th, 2018|Amazon, Antitrust, competition regulation, Magrethe Vestager, News|

EU antitrust regulators are asking retailers and manufacturers whether Amazon’s sales of own brand products similar to theirs have harmed their business, a move which could lead to a formal case and possibly fines against the U.S. tech giant.

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EU antitrust ruling on Microsoft buy of GitHub due by October 19

By |september 19th, 2018|Antitrust, GitHub, Microsoft, News|

EU antitrust regulators will decide by Oct. 19 whether to clear U.S. software giant Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of privately held coding website GitHub.

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