Amazon abused position to obtain third-party sellers’ data, says EC


Amazon has been charged with breaking EU competition laws, using data from its third-party sellers to gain dominance in the market.

The European Commission has said that Amazon abuses its dominant position as both a marketplace and retailer on the same platform by using sellers’ data to boost its own-label products.

The Commission has also launched a probe into whether Amazon gives preferential treatment to sellers that use its logistics services.

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