Exclusive: EU mulls new unit with antitrust veterans to enforce tech rules – sources

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By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission is considering creating a new directorate that may be headed by two top antitrust officials to enforce tough new rules aimed at reining in the powers of Big Tech, two people familiar with the matter said. Such a move could ease concerns that the EU competition watchdog may struggle to get technology giants such as Alphabet unit Google, Amazon, Apple, Meta and Microsoft to comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA). The landmark rules, agreed in March, will go into force next year. They will bar the companies from setting their own pro…

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