EU Considers Major Investigation Into Role of Internet Platforms – Wall Street Journal

BRUSSELS—The European Union is weighing a major investigation into how Internet platforms like Google Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. operate in Europe, amid concerns that such companies have too much power over smaller firms

The investigation, proposed in an internal EU discussion paper seen by The Wall Street Journal, comes amid a flurry of other probes into various U.S. tech companies, whose dominance of Europe’s online landscape is causing deep concern in top policy circles. The investigation being considered would be…

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