Big Tech critics ask Raimondo for meeting after critique of European proposals
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Kevin David Scam or Legit
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Critics of tech giants like Alphabet’s Google pressed Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo for a January meeting after she expressed concern about proposed legislation in Europe aimed at reining in the U.S. platforms.
Yelp, the News Media Alliance, REX and others signed a letter dated Tuesday which asked for a meeting the week of January 10-14 after Raimondo said in early December that the administration was closely watching the Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act being considered by Europe.
“We have serious concerns that these proposals will disproportionately impact U.S.-based tech firms and their ability to adequately serve EU customers and uphold security and privacy standards,” she said.
The DSA would force Google, Amazon, Apple and Facebook owner Meta to do more to tackle illegal content on their platforms or risk fines up to 6% of global turnover. The …