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Facebook criticizes Apple as it welcomes Europe’s new tech rules

December 16, 2020


Facebook accused Apple of using its power to “harm developers and consumers” and welcomed draft laws outlined by the European Commission.

The new laws announced Tuesday — known as the Digital Markets Act and the Digital Services Act — are designed to keep the tech giants in check. The DMA introduces rules for platforms that act as “gatekeepers” in the digital sector, while the DSA is designed to address illegal and harmful content by asking platforms to rapidly take it down.

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