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Digital 26-04-2016

Commission wants to regulate US-dominated online platform market

Amid controversy over the European Commission's increased scrutiny of American technology companies, the EU executive will propose new rules regulating online platforms, according to a leaked draft document obtained by EURACTIV.com.
Digital 19-10-2015

No regulation needed for online ‘gatekeepers’, experts tell Commission

The European Commission's intention to regulate online giants such as Google, Ebay and Uber, has received a lukewarm response among analysts in the field.
Digital 28-08-2015

Google says EU antitrust charges are unfounded

Google, the world's most popular internet search engine, rejected on Thursday (27 August) European Union antitrust charges that it abused its market power, saying they lacked any economic or legal basis.
Competition 22-04-2010

New EU rules let brand owners block online sales

The European Commission unveiled revised antitrust rules on Tuesday (19 April) allowing luxury brand owners to block online retailers without a bricks-and-mortar shop from distributing their products.
Brexit 07-04-2010

‘Selective distribution’ to hamper eCommerce, retailers warn

Amazon, eBay and other online retailers have asked the European Commission to reconsider draft rules which they claim would allow manufacturers in the 27-member bloc to prevent their products from being sold online.