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Govt drags feet with new digital markets bill

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By Leah Montebello A new report by MPs on the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has called on the Government to push forward with a draft Digital Markets Bill that would allow regulators to take a more proactive approach to curbing big tech dominance. The bill would enshrine the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) Digital Markets Unit (DMU) into law and provide the unit with a greater ability to intervene on more micro details of Silicon Valley strategy. This would add to the CMA’s already extensive powers to investigate — seen most recently with its decision to block Me…

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