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Internet of Things Shows Signs of Antitrust Breaches: Vestager

Oct. 1, 2021, 2:26 PM

The European Union’s sweeping investigation into the so-called internet of things shows “the same behavior” that has previously been condemned by antitrust enforcers, EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager says.

  • Vestager comments during Fordham University law school conference in New York
  • EU’s inquiry into connected devices such as voice assistants and fitness trackers shows “exactly the same thing that we have investigated, fined” in other cases and ordered to stop
  • “Now we see the same thing all over again”
  • “We see the same behavior in variation” on how companies use popular products or services to push new offerings
  • “There will ...

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