App developers have in the past criticized Apple for not applying its series of new privacy rules to itself in an even manner. The company now faces an antitrust probe in Italy saying that the system was unfair to third party developers.
Germany has opened an antitrust probe into Apple’s App Tracking Transparency framework. This follows a probe initiated by Poland in late 2021, and the expression of concerns along similar lines by both France and the UK.
The secret "Jedi Blue" deal that is facing antitrust probes involves Facebook refraining from engaging in "header bidding," a practice that tends to take money out of Google's coffers.
U.S. states are showing their disapproval of how federal government has dealt with Big Tech so far by launching antitrust probe into firms like Facebook and Google.