digital markets act

Apple Reverses Course On Epic Games EU Ban

Apple restores Epic Games EU developer account one day after European Commission regulators question the ban, as new rules come…

3 months ago

Apple, Microsoft Win Exemption From EU Gatekeeper Designation

Apple's iMessage and Microsoft Bing win exemption that would subjected those services to Europe's tough DMA rules

4 months ago

Apple ‘Infringes DMA’ With New EU Developer Terms

Apple plans for compliance with EU's Digital Markets Act show 'disdain' for regulators and 'should not be tolerated', argues legal…

5 months ago

Spotify To Begin In-App Purchases On iPhone

As new EU law nears, Spotify says it will update iPhone app to allow users in-app to buy subscriptions, audiobooks

5 months ago

Meta’s Threads Now Available In European Union

Threads app now available for users in the European Union, aiding Mark Zuckerberg's challenge to Musk's X platform

6 months ago

Objection Filed To Meta’s Paid Ad-Free Subscription

Digital rights group NOYB files first complaint with Austrian regulator against Meta's paid ad-free subscription for Facebook, Instagram

7 months ago

Apple To Allow European Side Loading Of iPhone Apps – Report

EU legislation could mean Apple will allow European iPhone users to 'side load' apps from outside of Apple's official app…

7 months ago

Europe Expands Ban On Meta’s ‘Behavioural Ad’ Practices

Ban on Meta's 'behavioural advertising' practices has been expanded by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)

7 months ago

Meta Offers Paid Ad-Free Subscription For Facebook, Instagram

Facebook and Instagram to offer a paid subscription in Europe in return for no adverts, costing from 9.99 euros (£8.73)…

8 months ago

EU Seeks Feedback On Bing, Apple iMessage DMA Classification

European Commission ask whether Microsoft's Bing, Edge, and Apple's iMessage should be subject to Digital Markets Act (DMA)

8 months ago

Meta Touts Monthly Charge For Ad-Free Facebook, Instagram – Report

User of social networks belonging to Meta could be charged a monthly fee of 10 euros (£8.67) for ad-free access…

8 months ago

EC Names Alphabet, Apple, Meta, Microsoft Among DMA Gatekeepers

Twenty two tech core platform services from six DMA 'gatekeepers' are officially named by the European Commission

9 months ago

Amazon Challenges EU ‘Gatekeeper’ Designation

E-commerce giant Amazon pushes back against European listing it as an online gatekeeper, subjecting it to new laws

11 months ago

UK Introduces Long-Delayed Digital Markets Legislation

UK government introduces legislation ramping up regulation of the biggest tech firms, after years of delays

1 year ago

Amazon, EU Reach Antitrust Deal – Report

Settlement reportedly reached between Amazon and European Commission over alleged anti-competitive practices

2 years ago

Apple Faces Extra EU Antitrust Charge Over Music Streaming – Report

European Commission is reportedly mulling an additional antitrust charge, amid its ongoing music streaming investigation of Apple

2 years ago

European Union Agrees DMA To Curb Big Tech

Online gatekeepers such as Apple, Google and Meta targetted as the European Union last week reached landmark digital rules agreement

2 years ago

Apple’s Craig Federighi Warns EU DMA Will Open ‘Pandora’s Box’

Sideloading apps from the web, as proposed by Europe's planned regulations, would open ‘Pandora’s box’ warns Federighi

3 years ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: Digital Services and Digital Markets Acts

The Digital Services and Digital Markets Acts are new pieces of legislation from the EU. To gain an insight into…

3 years ago

More Privacy Safeguards Needed – EU Watchdog

Privacy watchdog EDPS backs European Commission's DMA and DSA draft rules on tech firms, but suggests more safeguards are needed

3 years ago

Big Tech Firms Face EU Fines Of 10 Percent Of Turnover

Yearly checks on tech firm compliance over harmful content, plus stiff financial penalties part of EU's proposed regulation of digital…

3 years ago

Google Apologises Over Leaked EU Strategy Document

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai apologises to EU commissioner Thierry Breton over leaked document recommending 'pushback' over new competition rules

4 years ago