UK CMA: NortonLifeLock's acquisition of Avast could harm competition in the cyber security market

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UK CMA: NortonLifeLock's acquisition of Avast could harm competition in the cyber security market
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UK CMA: NortonLifeLock's acquisition of Avast could harm competition in the cyber security market

The firms have five working days to submit proposals to address competition concerns

Britain's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has opposed NortonLifeLock's proposed $8 billion acquisition of Avast, citing fears that the deal would restrict competition in the antivirus industry....

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