SBP editorial: Amazon won’t lose sleep over EU probe

21st July, 2019

Where Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook have gone before, now goes Jeff Bezos. The EU’s competition directorate has already fined Cook’s Apple, and its investigators are in the early stages of an anti-trust investigation involving Facebook.

Now Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos is in the crosshairs of the same relentless investigators, led by energetic competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager, arguably the most active and interventionist EU competition commissioner ever. Just...

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