European tech rules must also apply to cloud providers, say campaigners

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European tech rules must also apply to cloud providers, say campaigners
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European tech rules must also apply to cloud providers, say campaigners

Firms like Microsoft and Oracle can use their power exclude other cloud infrastructure providers from the market, says a new report

Draft EU rules that aim to control the power of tech giants like Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple should also be applied to cloud service providers to limit potential anti-competitive practices, ...

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