The German Competition Authority uses new rules for large digital players to examine a Big Tech company’s data processing terms (Google)

Proceeding against Google based on new rules for large digital players (Section 19a GWB) – Bundeskartellamt examines Google's significance for competition across markets and its data processing terms* The Bundeskartellamt has today initiated two proceedings against Google Germany GmbH, Hamburg, Google Ireland Ltd., Dublin, Ireland, and Alphabet Inc., Mountain View, USA, based on the new competition law provisions applicable to large digital companies. In the past months, the authority has already commenced investigations against Facebook (see press release of 28 January 2021) and Amazon (see press release of 18 May 2021) based on this new competition law tool. In January 2021, the 10th amendment to the

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