EU lawmakers agree on tough line against tech companies

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EU lawmakers agreed on Thursday to take a tougher stance against tech giants such as Google , Amazon and Apple in new legislation aimed at curbing unfair business practices.

A European Parliament committee voted in favour of beefing up draft legislation to force online giants to set up Chinese walls between subsidiaries and to get merchants’ consent before using their data.

The legislation should also give more powers to national authorities to go after rule breakers and include a blacklist of trading practices that are deemed to be unfair, lawmakers said.

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