27 November 2020

U.K. to launch new watchdog next year to police tech giants

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Open this photo in gallery This file photo illustration taken on Oct. 1, 2019, shows the logos of mobile apps Facebook and Google displayed on a tablet in Lille, France. DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images Britain plans to create a new watchdog to police big tech companies including Google and Facebook to counter their market dominance and prevent them from exploiting consumers and small businesses. The U.K. government said Friday that it’s setting up a “Digital Markets Unit” next year to enforce a [...]