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Amazon will reportedly make changes to its business practices to resolve two European antitrust investigations next week. The European Commission announced competition investigations in July 2019 and November 2020 examining Amazon's use of non-public data from independent merchants who sell goods through its e-commerce …

  1. b0llchit Silver badge

    Pocket chan[cg]e

    ...Amazon won't be able to drill into the stats it privately holds on its merchants...

    More likely: Amazon won't be able to tap into the data and get caught (again). Amazon commits to playing nice, which is an euphemism for Amazon will be stealing and using any info and promise not getting caught again.

    These "big players" will only play nice when they are beaten smaller. Those 10% fines should be actively used.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    Make it that you quit both the EU and Europe as a whole....

    Please Baldy make it so and take your shoddy slave driving labor practices back to where they belong.... The Louisiana swamps.

  3. VoiceOfTruth Silver badge

    AKA insider trading

    -> Amazon's use of non-public data

    But Amazon is too big to be prosecuted.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: AKA insider trading

      I suspect the European Parliament felt the same way about itself, until the Belgian police came calling.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "Unfairly targeted?"

    You're being targeted because you are the companies doing the abusing!!!

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