EU's Digital Markets Act will come into force next spring

Tom Allen
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The DMA will work in conjunction with other regulatory legislation around the world
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The DMA will work in conjunction with other regulatory legislation around the world

The Digital Markets Act aims to tackle anticompetitive practices and make it easier for small and mid-sized firms to enter markets dominated by tech giants.

The European Union will bring the new Digital Markets Act (DMA) into force in spring 2023: the first of two major new pieces of legislation aimed at curbing the power of Big Tech. European Commi...

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