The UK Competition Authority opens an investigation into a Big Tech company’s ‘Privacy Sandbox’ browser changes (Google)

CMA to investigate Google’s ‘Privacy Sandbox’ browser changes* The CMA has opened an investigation into Google’s proposals to remove third party cookies and other functionalities from its Chrome browser. The investigation will assess whether the proposals could cause advertising spend to become even more concentrated on Google’s ecosystem at the expense of its competitors. It follows complaints of anticompetitive behaviour and requests for the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to ensure that Google develops its proposals in a way that does not distort competition. Third party cookies currently play a

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UK Competition Authority, The UK Competition Authority opens an investigation into a Big Tech company’s ‘Privacy Sandbox’ browser changes (Google), 8 January 2021, e-Competitions Privacy and antitrust, Art. N° 98660

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