As the US trial against Google for illegally abusing its dominance in online search to throttle competition draws to a close, we reflect on the problem of big tech dominance in the UK and why competition claims are so important for UK consumers.
Connected Consumers founder Liz Coll explores how global brands found guilty of treating consumers unfairly in one country are often reluctant to give up the fight on the same issue in another country.
Competition regulator launches investigation into £7.5 billion cloud services market following competition concerns from media watchdog
Parliament has finally approved new laws aimed at making social media platforms more responsible for user safety
Google accused of anti-competitive practices that have led to 65 million UK consumers paying more for goods and services
Google is accused of anti-competitive behaviour by shutting out search engine competition in £7 billion lawsuit affecting 65 million UK consumers.
Twelve consumer lawsuits that have been filed with the specialist competition court could leave every adult in the UK owed money, and eligible for compensation from multiple claims.
Tech giant to step up action to stop fake reviews ahead of new rules that will punish companies for allowing fake reviews on their websites
Big tech firms – like Google, Apple and Amazon – will face heavy fines for rule-breaking under the new digital consumer bill.
Google faces trial for overcharging 19.5 million UK customers in its Play Store. The action aims to compensate Android smartphone and tablet owners. Sign up to stay updated.