In response to news that it was abandoning its plans for a Big Tech regulator, the UK government insists it will clamp down on firms such as Apple — just not yet.


Previously… the UK announced a Digital Markets Unit (DMU) in 2020, formed it with 60 staff in 2021, but revealed it would have no regulatory powers or authority until legislation was passed, which would be in 2022. That legislation now won’t happen in 2022, but in response to criticism, the UK has insisted it stands behind its plans.

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