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Tech giants face ban on exclusive data use, app pre-installation in draft EU ‘blacklist’

Tech giants face ban on exclusive data use, app pre-installation in draft EU ‘blacklist’
Published on: 02 October 2020
Published by: MLex
  • Tech giants face ban on exclusive data use, app pre-installation in draft EU ‘blacklist’
  • Blacklist
  • Grey list

Article summary

MLex: Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon could be banned from reserving data gathered across their platforms for themselves, giving preferential ranking in online search, or forcing users to sign into multiple services, under a draft ‘blacklist’ being considered by EU officials. The European Commission is drafting rules for digital ‘gatekeepers’ that would impose tough new obligations on online commerce, advertising, apps and data, with a ‘grey list’ potentially casting the net even wider. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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