Italy’s antitrust watchdog imposed EUR 20 million (roughly Rs. 170 crore) in fines on Apple and Google on Friday, the second time the regulator has sanctioned US tech giants this week.
European nations have cracked down on the enterprise practices of Massive Tech in recent times, whereas the EU is transferring ahead with laws to tighten regulation.
The Italian competitors authority mentioned it fined Apple and Google EUR 10 million (roughly Rs. 85 crore) every for violations of the buyer code, together with failing to supply sufficient data to clients and resorting to “aggressive strategies” in using their information for business ends.
“Neither Apple nor Google supplied clear and speedy data on the acquisition and use of consumer information for business ends,” the assertion mentioned.
In the meantime, European Union member states on Thursday agreed their widespread place on two landmark legislations that might set unprecedented oversight on Massive Tech.
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