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Digital Antitrust Tracker

A tracker of antitrust cases against potential gatekeepers under the DMA

Country
Start date of the case
Firm concerned
Policy Area
Title
Economic sector
Link to the authority's decision
Austria
2017
Amazon
unilateral conduct
Amazon unfair trade practices
e-commerce
https://www.bwb.gv.at/en/news/detail/bwb-informs-amazon-modifies-its-terms-and-conditions-1
European Commission
2015
Amazon
unilateral conduct
Amazon E-book MFNs and related matters
e-book
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/elojade/isef/case_details.cfm?proc_code=1_AT_40153
European Commission
2019
Amazon
unilateral conduct
Amazon Marketplace
e-commerce
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/elojade/isef/case_details.cfm?proc_code=1_AT_40462
European Commission
2020
Amazon
unilateral conduct
Amazon - Buy Box
e-commerce
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/elojade/isef/case_details.cfm?proc_code=1_AT_40703
European Commission
2020
Apple
unilateral conduct
Apple - App Store Practices (music streaming)
app store
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/elojade/isef/case_details.cfm?proc_code=1_AT_40437
European Commission
2020
Apple
unilateral conduct
Apple - Mobile payments
mobile payments
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/elojade/isef/case_details.cfm?proc_code=1_AT_40452
European Commission
2020
Apple
unilateral conduct
Apple – App Store Practices (e-books/audiobooks)
app store
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/elojade/isef/case_details.cfm?proc_code=1_AT_40652
European Commission
2010
Google
unilateral conduct
Google Search (Shopping)
verticial search engine
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/elojade/isef/case_details.cfm?proc_code=1_AT_39740
European Commission
2015
Google
unilateral conduct
Google Android
operating system—default applications
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/elojade/isef/case_details.cfm?proc_code=1_AT_40099
European Commission
2016
Google
unilateral conduct
Google Search (AdSense)
online advertising
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/elojade/isef/case_details.cfm?proc_code=1_AT_40411
European Commission
2021
Google
unilateral conduct
Google Adtech and Data-related practices
online advertising
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/elojade/isef/case_details.cfm?proc_code=1_AT_40670
European Commission
2022
Google/Meta
cartel
Google-Facebook (Open Bidding) agreement
online advertising
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/elojade/isef/case_details.cfm?proc_code=1_AT_40774
European Commission
2022
Google/Meta
cartel
Google-Facebook (Open Bidding) agreement
online advertising
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/elojade/isef/case_details.cfm?proc_code=1_AT_40774
European Commission
2021
Meta
unilateral conduct
Facebook leveraging
online advertising
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/elojade/isef/case_details.cfm?proc_code=1_AT_40684
European Commission
2000
Microsoft
unilateral conduct
Microsoft
software
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/elojade/isef/case_details.cfm?proc_code=1_AT_37792
European Commission
2008
Microsoft
unilateral conduct
Microsoft (Tying)
web browser
https://ec.europa.eu/competition/elojade/isef/case_details.cfm?proc_code=1_AT_39530
France
2012
Apple
cartel/abuse of economic dependency
Apple distribution network
hardware
https://www.autoritedelaconcurrence.fr/en/decision/regarding-practices-implemented-apple-products-distribution-sector
France
2020
Apple
unilateral conduct
Apple App Tracking Transparency
operating system—privacy measures
https://www.autoritedelaconcurrence.fr/en/decision/regarding-request-interim-measures-submitted-associations-interactive-advertising-bureau
France
2013
Booking
unilateral conduct
Booking MFN
hotel booking
https://www.autoritedelaconcurrence.fr/fr/decision/sur-les-pratiques-mises-en-oeuvre-par-les-societes-bookingcom-bv-bookingcom-france-sas-et
France
2018
Google
unilateral conduct
Google Amadeus
online advertising
https://www.autoritedelaconcurrence.fr/fr/decision/relative-une-demande-de-mesures-conservatoires-de-la-societe-amadeus
France
2015
Google
unilateral conduct
Google Gibmedia
online advertising
https://www.autoritedelaconcurrence.fr/en/decision/regarding-practices-implemented-sector-online-search-advertising-sector
France
2019
Google
unilateral conduct
Google related rights
related rights
https://www.autoritedelaconcurrence.fr/en/decision/requests-interim-measures-syndicat-des-editeurs-de-la-presse-magazine-alliance-de-la
France
2019
Google
unilateral conduct
Google Advertising
online advertising
https://www.autoritedelaconcurrence.fr/sites/default/files/attachments/2021-07/21-d-11_ven.pdf
France
2019
Meta
unilateral conduct
Meta advertising
online advertising
https://www.autoritedelaconcurrence.fr/fr/decision/relative-des-pratiques-mises-en-oeuvre-dans-le-secteur-de-la-publicite-sur-internet-1
Germany
2013
Amazon
unilateral conduct
Amazon MFN
e-commerce
https://www.bundeskartellamt.de/SharedDocs/Meldung/EN/Pressemitteilungen/2013/26_11_2013_Amazon-Verfahrenseinstellung.html
Germany
2015
Amazon
unilateral conduct
Amazon audiobooks
audiobook
https://www.bundeskartellamt.de/SharedDocs/Meldung/EN/Pressemitteilungen/2017/19_01_2017_audible.html
Germany
2018
Amazon
unilateral conduct
Amazon unfair trade practices
e-commerce
https://www.bundeskartellamt.de/SharedDocs/Meldung/EN/Pressemitteilungen/2019/17_07_2019_Amazon.html
Germany
2022
Apple
new German antitrust law (section 19a)
Apple App Tracking Transparency
operating system—privacy measures
https://www.bundeskartellamt.de/SharedDocs/Meldung/EN/Pressemitteilungen/2022/14_06_2022_Apple.html
Germany
2013
Booking
unilateral conduct
Booking MFN
hotel booking
https://www.bundeskartellamt.de/SharedDocs/Meldung/EN/Pressemitteilungen/2015/23_12_2015_Booking.com.html
Germany
2021
Google
new German antitrust law (section 19a)
Google data processing
online search
https://www.bundeskartellamt.de/SharedDocs/Meldung/EN/Pressemitteilungen/2021/25_05_2021_Google_19a.html
Germany
2021
Google
new German antitrust law (section 19a)
Google News Showcase
online search
https://www.bundeskartellamt.de/SharedDocs/Meldung/EN/Pressemitteilungen/2022/12_01_2022_Google_News_Showcase.html
Germany
2022
Google
new German antitrust law (section 19a)
Google Maps platform
navigation
https://www.bundeskartellamt.de/SharedDocs/Meldung/EN/Pressemitteilungen/2022/21_06_2022_Google_Maps.html
Germany
2016
Meta
unilateral conduct
Facebook data processing
online social netoworking
https://www.bundeskartellamt.de/SharedDocs/Meldung/EN/Pressemitteilungen/2019/07_02_2019_Facebook.html
Germany
2020
Meta
new German antitrust law (section 19a)
Facebook Oculus tying
online social netoworking
https://www.bundeskartellamt.de/SharedDocs/Meldung/EN/Pressemitteilungen/2021/28_01_2021_Facebook_Oculus.html
Germany
2008
Microsoft
cartel
Microsoft RPM
software
https://www.bundeskartellamt.de/SharedDocs/Meldung/EN/Pressemitteilungen/2009/08_04_2009_Microsoft.html;jsessionid=55900ABD00362634F1E8EF49DB096CCA.1_cid390?nn=3591568
Hungary
2021
Google
unilateral conduct
Google Lyirics
verticial search engine
https://www.gvh.hu/en/press_room/press_releases/press-releases-2021/another-big-tech-proceeding-the-gvh-is-investigating-whether-google-abused-its-dominant-position
Hungary
2007
Microsoft
unilateral conduct
Microsoft marketing support
software
https://www.gvh.hu/en/press_room/press_releases/archive/press_releases_2008/5514_en_microsoft_did_not_abuse_dominant_position
Hungary
2004
SAP
cartel
SAP
software
https://www.gvh.hu/en/press_room/press_releases/archive/press_releases_2006/2264_en_the_hungarian_competition_authority_fined_three_it_undertakingsfor_participating_in_a_cartel_agreement
Ireland
N/R
Booking
unilateral conduct
Booking MFN
hotel booking
https://www.ccpc.ie/business/enforcement/civil-competition-enforcement/closed-investigations/booking-com-investigation/
Italy
2019
Amazon
unilateral conduct
Amazon Marketplace
e-commerce
https://en.agcm.it/en/media/press-releases/2021/12/A528
Italy
2020
Amazon/Apple
cartel
Amazon-Apple sale ageement
e-commerce
https://en.agcm.it/en/media/press-releases/2021/12/I842
Italy
2020
Amazon/Apple
cartel
Amazon-Apple sale ageement
e-commerce
https://en.agcm.it/en/media/press-releases/2021/12/I842
Italy
2013
Booking
unilateral conduct
Booking MFN
hotel booking
https://en.agcm.it/en/media/detail?id=696ff548-ba9d-42f9-bef6-01acbe3bd2f3
Italy
2014
Booking
unilateral conduct
Booking MFN
hotel booking
https://en.agcm.it/en/media/detail?id=42f88c3c-d668-409f-b604-40581a05c97b
Italy
2009
Google
unilateral conduct
Google News
online search
https://en.agcm.it/en/media/detail?id=f8d18e1e-034f-453e-a1aa-a7ccd0a2d732
Italy
2022
Google
unilateral conduct
Google Interoperability
online search
https://en.agcm.it/en/media/press-releases/2022/7/A552
Italy
2020
Google
unilateral conduct
Google display advertising
online advertising
https://en.agcm.it/en/media/press-releases/2020/10/A542
Italy
2019
Google
unilateral conduct
Google Android Auto
operating systems-app
https://en.agcm.it/en/media/press-releases/2021/5/a529
Poland
2021
apple
unilateral conduct
Apple App Tracking Transparency
operating system—privacy measures
https://uokik.gov.pl/news.php?news_id=18092
Spain
2021
Amazon/Apple
cartel
Amazon-Apple sale ageement
e-commerce
https://www.cnmc.es/sites/default/files/3723098_1000.pdf
The Netherlands
2019
Apple
unilateral conduct
Apple - App Store Practices (dating app)
app store
https://www.acm.nl/en/publications/acm-apple-changes-unfair-conditions-allows-alternative-payments-methods-dating-apps

Source: Christophe Carugati from a Bruegel blogpost (last updated October 2022)

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