Key EU parliament committee agrees tough position on DSA tech rules
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By Foo Yun Chee
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A key European Parliament committee agreed on Tuesday to a ban on “dark patterns” that trick web users and advertising targeting minors as part of new rules aimed at U.S. tech giants, taking a tougher stand that could spell trouble in forthcoming negotiations with EU countries.
The Digital Services Act (DSA) is a landmark set of rules proposed by European Commission antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager in response to the slow pace of competition investigations which targets Amazon, Apple, Alphabet unit Google and Facebook.
The goal is to force the firms to do more to tackle illegal content on their platforms, with fines of up to 6% of global turnover for non-compliance.
Vestager’s proposal needs to be ironed out with EU countries and EU …