EU wants to ally with the US on tech rules and climate change
Ursula von der Leyen, the European Union’s Chief Executive, said that Europe and the US should join forces in the fight against climate change and together, agree on and enforce a new framework for the digital market.
The aim is to limit the powers held by big tech companies.
The president ...
EU’s watchdog backs proposed DMA and DSA laws to curb big tech
On Wednesday, the European Union's watchdog, EDPS, supported the region's plan to curb the power held by US tech giants that include, Alphabet's Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple. The plan includes new tough rules and suggestions to include more safeguards to boost consumers' privacy rights.
EU invites tech leaders to talk about legislation
European Union lawmakers have invited leaders of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Alphabet to Brussels to discuss future legislation for major tech companies.
The aim of the meeting is to discuss how to tackle problems related to competition and fake news. The EU is working on several laws in this ar...
Watchdog: EU laws for regulating tech giants have problems
The European Commission's Regulatory Scrutiny Board has approved the EU's proposed rules to limit tech giants' power. Nevertheless, the watchdog has highlighted a couple of shortcomings.
According to the Board, the proposal should better justify the identification and selection of core platform ...
EU introduces tougher regulations for tech companies
The European Union has announced its official plans for the Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act. With the legislation, the EU aims to prevent unfair competition in the tech market and protect users' online rights.
The new proposals have been published on the EU website.
Criteria to distinguish tech giants by EU leaked
The EU appears to have decided on the yardsticks by which it will distinguish tech giants who have to comply with stricter legislation. The yardsticks are based on the number of users and the areas in which companies operate.
With the criteria, the EU wants to distinguish large technology compan...