Antitrust

Why an EU Investigation Into Amazon Could Change the Way the E-tailer Works

10 hours ago   |   Fortune

While the U.S. Congress talks about reining in big tech companies , Europe is taking action. The European Union said Wednesday it is investigating whether Amazon uses data from...
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Amazon Announces Changes for Third-Party Sellers in Response to EU Oversight Threat

12 hours ago   |   Business

Germany's Federal Cartel Office had been investigating Amazon's Business Services Agreement for several months. Under the new rules, sellers will be given 30 days' notice and a...
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Qualcomm set to face second EU antitrust fine shortly: sources

13 hours ago   |   Reuters

Qualcomm , the world's no.1 chipmaker, could be hit with a second EU antitrust fine as soon as Thursday for blocking a rival from the market more than a decade ago, people...
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EU Investigates If Amazon Hurts Competition By Using Sellers' Data

EU Investigates If Amazon Hurts Competition By Using Sellers' Data

17 hours ago   |   NPR   |   3 articles

The European Union's antitrust arm will evaluate Amazon's role as both a retailer and a marketplace for others. One focus will be on Amazon's use of data collected from...
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EU Investigates If Amazon Hurts Competition By Using Sellers' Data

EU Investigates If Amazon Hurts Competition By Using Sellers' Data

18 hours ago   |   NPR   |   3 articles

The European Union's antitrust arm will evaluate Amazon's role as both a retailer and a marketplace for others. One focus will be on Amazon's use of data collected from...
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E.U. Investigates Amazon Over Use of Retailer Info To Gain Competitive Edge

20 hours ago   |   Time

The European Union is opening a new front in its quest to more closely regulate big tech companies, saying Wednesday it was investigating whether U.S. online giant Amazon uses...
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Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data

20 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Amazon became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union on Wednesday over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing regulatory scrutiny about...
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Amazon Faces E.U. Inquiry Over Data From Independent Sellers

21 hours ago   |   NY Times

European regulators have opened a formal inquiry into the data that Amazon collects from third-party sellers on its website.
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EU launches antitrust probe into Amazon's use of merchant data

EU launches antitrust probe into Amazon's use of merchant data

22 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

The world's largest online retailer Amazon is facing a “full-blown” investigation from the European Union's antitrust regulators to see if its use of other merchants' data...
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Amazon faces EU antitrust probe over use of merchant data: source

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, could face an EU antitrust investigation within days over its use of merchants' data, a person familiar with the matter said on...
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