As covered in greater detail at the Security & Privacy Bytes blog, on June 11, 2021, the US House introduced five antitrust bills aimed at Big Tech. At the same time, across the Atlantic, a meeting in Cornwall, England, of the Group of Seven world leaders ended with a joint communique calling for cooperation on a number of digital matters.  These developments represent the latest attempts by governments and competition agencies around the world at “rethinking” traditional antitrust and consumer protection tools of analysis and enforcement to adapt to the challenges posed by digital markets, with a particular focus on digital platforms’ alleged “gatekeeper” role and the collation of, and access to, data.  You can read the full analysis here.

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