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Laura Kayali
+ Your AuthorsArchive @LauKaya Tech reporter @POLITICOEurope — ex @Contexte — Kardashian gifs lover and policy nerd — DM for Signal. [email protected] Jul. 01, 2020 1 min read

#DSA, ex ante rules: Google, Apple and Facebook's individual contributions to the Digital Services Act roadmap consultation highlight different strategies, positions and tone within what we call Big Tech. Mini thread.

1 - Facebook - The social media giant challenges the very issues the Commission is trying to solve, arguing “the problem definition is based on assumptions that need deeper analysis and nuance.” 

2 - Google - The search giant suggests to adapt current tools (including targeted use of interim measures and intervention against specific, harmful forms of self-preferencing) rather than creating a new ex ante framework. 

3 - Apple - The iPhone maker tries to cast itself as different from companies “monetizing users’ data or providing advertising space” (so basically, Google and Facebook). 

4 - Amazon - No individual contribution was published so far.

5 - Microsoft, eBay, Oracle back ex ante rules, meaning the DSA's competition aspect will pitching tech companies against other tech companies. Voilà.

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