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Users should be allowed to sue US tech giants under EU rules: Civil groups

Individual users should be allowed to sue US tech giants for breaching landmark EU rules aimed at curbing their power, said Privacy International, pan-European consumer group BEUC and a few academics.

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Individual users should be allowed to take U.S. tech giants to court for breaching landmark EU rules aimed at curbing their power, Privacy International, pan-European consumer group BEUC and a number of academics said on Tuesday.
 
The call by the coalition of 31 groups and academics comes as EU lawmakers and EU countries thrashed out the final points of the Digital Markets Act (DMA) proposed by EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager just over a year ago before it can become law.
The draft DMA sets out a list of dos and don'ts for online gatekeepers, in effect targeting Apple, Alphabet unit

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First Published: Feb 22 2022 | 1:26 PM IST

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