EBU calls for EU Digital Markets Act to address digital voice assistants

07.10.2021 - European Broadcasting Union (EBU) WorldDAB Member

The EBU has come together with the European Digital Radio Alliance (EDRA) and the Association of European Radios (AER) to ask policymakers to urgently intervene to prevent anti-competitive activities by digital voice assistant platforms that hold a gatekeeper position on the market. A letter co-signed by the leadership of the three organizations says that policymakers should ensure that the proposed Digital Markets Act (DMA) regulation also applies to voice assistants by including a clear reference to these services in the text. Read the full joint statement here.

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