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UK competition watchdog opens probe into Google privacy changes

Google’s ‘Privacy Sandbox’ plan to remove third party cookies from its Chrome browser is being probed by a regulator in the United Kingdom over concerns it would be anticompetitive. The tech giant’s proposals, which have yet to be finalised, would see third party cookies disabled on its Chrome and Chromium browsers.

The Competition Markets Authority has now began an investigation into whether the plan would unfairly distort the market in Google’s favour and breach competition law.

Source: UK competition watchdog opens probe into Google privacy changes

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