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The European Commission has opened two separate preliminary competition investigations into the data practices of Google and Facebook.

The Commission is seeking information about how data is gathered, processed, used and monetised by the companies, including for advertising. The Financial Times suggests that a key question relates to whether Google has used its dominant position to withhold the supply of data to its competitors.

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