The UK Competition Authority launches its Digital Markets Unit in order to boost and regulate online competition

New watchdog to boost online competition launches* A tough new regulator to help make sure tech giants such as Facebook and Google cannot exploit their market dominance to crowd out competition and stifle innovation online has launched. Digital Markets Unit begins work marking major milestone for online market reformDigital Sec asks it to look at relationships between platforms and content providersMove aims to spur development of digital services and lower prices for consumers The Digital Markets Unit (DMU), based in the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), will oversee plans to give consumers more choice and control over their data, promote online competition and crack down on unfair practices which can often leave businesses and consumers with less choice and more expensive

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  • United Kingdom’s Competition Authority - CMA (London)

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UK Competition Authority, The UK Competition Authority launches its Digital Markets Unit in order to boost and regulate online competition, 7 avril 2021, e-Competitions March 2021, Art. N° 100001

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