German competition regulator objects to Google's data processing terms

11/01/2023 | The Register

The German Federal Cartel Office has issued a statement outlining its objections against Google's data processing terms. The competition regulator is concerned that users are not afforded "sufficient choice" regarding the processing of their personal data across Google services and that the company must incorporate new competition rules for large digital companies. "Due to its established access to relevant data gathered from a large number of different services, Google enjoys a strategic advantage over other companies," President Andreas Mundt said.

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