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Government sets out rules for tech giants

May 5, 2022


New ‘fair-play’ rules for the biggest tech firms would make it easier for people to switch between phone operating systems and mean smaller firms are alerted to algorithm changes.

There are plans for fines up to 10 per cent of global turnover for breaches and senior tech bosses will face tough penalties if firms fail to comply with the rules.

A new watchdog would be able to ensure fair prices for content in disputes between powerful platforms and content providers such as news publishers and advertisers.

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