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EU Competition Commissioner Vestager talks to the media at the European Council headquarters in Brussels

Europe reveals its ambitious tech blueprint to take on Silicon Valley and China

Europe's wide-ranging proposals could spell more regulation for the big US firms that have been fined billions of dollars by the European Union.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Mark Zuckerberg struggles to curry favor with the EU, with skeptical lawmakers questioning Facebook’s dominance and the spread of coronavirus mi...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with EU lawmakers in Brussels – and they're not giving him an easy ride.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai (left) and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Amnesty says Google and Facebook threaten human rights

The global humans rights organisation Amnesty International has criticised Google and Facebook's business models, calling them "surveillance-based."
European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager.

EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager says there’s ‘no limit’ to how AI can benefit humans

The Danish politician, known for her stringent regulation of big tech, was speaking at the Web Summit tech conference in Lisbon, Portugal on Thursday.
Margrethe Vestager.

EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager doesn’t want to break up big tech companies like Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook

She's worried that by chopping off one head, seven more will grow back, meaning that by breaking them up "you just have many more problems."
European competition chief Margrethe Vestager.

The EU just launched a big antitrust probe into Amazon, and it could lead to a fine of up to $23 billion

The European Union's competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, announced the Amazon investigation on Wednesday.
The European Union's competition chief, Margrethe Vestager.

Amazon is facing a ‘full-blown’ antitrust investigation from the woman who has fined Google and Apple billions

According to a new Bloomberg report, a formal investigation into Amazon is imminent in the European Union.

Trump drops the biggest hint yet that he’s coming after the big-tech ‘monopoly’ with potential billion-dollar fines

President Donald Trump pointed to the European Union's fines to firms such as Google and said, 'We should be doing that — they're our companies.'