EU Commission opens DMA investigations into Google, Apple & Meta

25/03/2024 | European Commission

The European Commission has opened investigations against Alphabet, Apple, and Meta for non-compliance under the Digital Markets Act (DMA). The Commission is concerned that the measures put in place by these gatekeepers fail to comply with their DMA obligations. 

In its proceedings against Meta, the Commission seeks to determine whether the company's tiered "pay or consent" subscription model for users in the EU complies with Article 5(2) of the DMA, which requires gatekeepers to obtain user consent when they intend to combine or cross-use their personal data across different core platform services.

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