Look for the EU to continue its crackdown on U.S. big tech

Coke, beer and Apple in Barcelona. Photo: Marimba James / Creative Commons

The European Union, arguing that U.S. tech titans have unfair, and in some cases illegal, advantages over competitors, is cracking down in what it calls evening the playing field and saving local businesses.

Why it matters: Big American tech companies say Europe's tightened regulations and higher taxes, while meant to protect European citizens and their businesses, could isolate the EU and stifle innovation.