EU targets Apple, Alphabet and Meta suspected of breaching European competition rules. The tech lobby, CCIA, immediately denounced the “ rush  ” of Brussels.

The European Union wants to finally open digital markets, protect the emergence and growth of start-ups in Europe and improve the choice offered to users. Apple was already fined 1.8 billion euros by the Commission at the beginning of March, following an investigation opened in June 2020 after a complaint from the music streaming platform Spotify.