The UK Competition Authority publishes code of conduct advice for Big Tech platforms and publishers

CMA publishes code of conduct advice for platforms and publishers* Big tech companies should agree fairer deals with online publishers in order to use their content, according to the UK’s competition watchdog. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today published its joint advice with Ofcom following a request from government which sets out how consumers and content providers, including newspapers, could benefit if the power of the biggest tech firms is properly managed. The advice was provided to the government in November 2021 and is now being published alongside the government’s response to the digital markets consultation. It provides one example of how the government’s proposed new regime for curbing the power of big tech platforms could apply in practice. The advice

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UK Competition Authority, The UK Competition Authority publishes code of conduct advice for Big Tech platforms and publishers, 6 May 2022, e-Competitions May 2022, Art. N° 106617

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