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Digital Markets Act (DMA) 

A tracker of enforcement actions under the Digital Markets Act

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Step 1: Designation phase

The Commission must designate a firm as a gatekeeper in a core platform service based on quantitative and qualitative criteria.

Designated firm
Designated core platform service
Status
Appeal
Alphabet
Google Maps; Google Play; Google Shopping; Youtube; Google Ads; Google Search; Google Chrome; Google Android
Completed
No appeal
Amazon
Amazon Marketplace; Amazon Ads
Completed
No appeal
Apple
Apple iMessage
Completed (not designated)
Appeal iMessage (T-1079/23)
Apple
Apple App Store; Apple Safari; Apple iOS
Completed
Appeal Apple App Store (T-1080/23)
Apple
Apple iPadOS
Completed
Non applicable
Booking
Booking
Completed
Unknown
ByteDance
TikTok
Completed
Appeal TikTok (T-1077/23)
Meta
Facebook; Instagram; WhatsApp; Messenger; Meta Marketplace; Meta Ads
Completed
Appeal Messenger and Meta Marketplace (T-1078/23)
Microsoft
Microsoft Bing; Microsoft Edge; Microsoft Ads
Completed (not designated)
No appeal
Microsoft
LinkedIn; Windows PC OS
Completed
No appeal
X
x
Ongoing
Unknown
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Step 2: Compliance phase

The Commission monitors that gatekeepers comply with the list of positive and negative obligations. The Commission can impose behavioural and structural remedies if a gatekeeper does not comply. The firm cannot support its practice with objective justifications.

Designated firms
Investigation
Start date investigation
End date investigation
Compliance measure
Status
Alphabet
self-preferencing
25/03/2024
N/A
Ongoing
Alphabet
anti-steering
25/03/2024
N/A
Ongoing
Amazon
self-preferencing
25/03/2024
N/A
No formal investigation (investigatory step)
Apple
AppStore rules (new business terms)
25/03/2024
N/A
No formal investigation (investigatory step)
Apple
Choice obligations (uninstall software, change default, choice screen)
25/03/2024
N/A
Ongoing
Apple
anti-steering
25/03/2024
N/A
Ongoing
Meta
Consent requirement ("pay-or-consent" model)
25/03/2024
N/A
Ongoing

Source: Christophe Carugati (last updated May 2024).

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