European Union Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton talks to journalists during an online news conference at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on September 3, 2020. Photo: Reuters European Union Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton talks to journalists during an online news conference at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on September 3, 2020. Photo: Reuters
European Union Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton talks to journalists during an online news conference at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on September 3, 2020. Photo: Reuters

Tech services could face EU bans if they breach rules, Thierry Breton says amid criticism over Google ruling

  • The European Commission is finalising new draft rules on internet companies, known as the Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act
  • These come as critics of US tech giants question the EU’s rulings against Google, saying they have not curbed its allegedly anticompetitive behaviour

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European Union Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton talks to journalists during an online news conference at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on September 3, 2020. Photo: Reuters European Union Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton talks to journalists during an online news conference at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on September 3, 2020. Photo: Reuters
European Union Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton talks to journalists during an online news conference at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on September 3, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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