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Google, Facebook, Apple Face Scrutiny in UK as New Regulator Launches

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Google, Facebook, Apple, and other tech giants are expected to face closer scrutiny in the UK, as a new watchdog launched on Wednesday. The new Digital Markets Unit (DMU), announced last November to give the UK independent regulating powers after Brexit, is a dedicated unit within the the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that aims to curb Big Tech domination and promote competition. From Wednesday the DMU will perform in a “‘shadow’ non statutory form” until it get its full powers through legislation, according to a press release from the British government. Will Hayter, who worked as a senior director at the CMA before joining the Cabinet Office, will take over as the interim head of the DMU early next month. According to the government, the DMU will work with CMA enforcement teams on existing cases such as taking enforcement action against Google and Apple, and scrutinising mergers involving Facebook and eBay. It will …
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