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Google and Meta form digital ecosystem alliance after EU rules


The group, which calls itself the Coalition for Open Digital Ecosystems (CODE), said it wants to promote more open platforms and systems to foster growth and innovation in Europe.< /span>

The group added that it will work with academics, policy makers and companies on digital openness and how this can be achieved in Europe “through the implementation of the Digital Markets Act (DMA)” and in framework developments. future EU regulatory framework.

DMArequires gatekeepers - the technology giants that control access to their platforms - to allow third parties to interact with the gatekeeper's own services and allow business users to promote their offers and enter into contracts with Their clients are outside the gatekeeper platform.

“We've had a number of conversations in the past few months about what 'good' looks like,” founder Stan Larocque said in a statement. When it comes to digital ecosystems in Europe, what fosters innovation, and what will positively impact competitiveness, we believe openness is the crucial element.”

The alliance said it aims to open up digital ecosystems through cross-industry collaboration and promote seamless connectivity and interoperable systems, among other things.