The EU is keen to get to the bottom of it. By February 17, online platforms and online search engines that offer their services in the EU were required to disclose their user numbers. But not all of them wanted to go into detail. While Google specified its user figures down to the 100,000 mark, companies like Amazon or Apple merely said whether they were above or below the 45 million user threshold. But that simply will not suffice for the Commission. “That’s not enough. A number is a number.,” Commission spokesman Johannes Bahrke tweeted. “We call on those platforms that haven’t done so yet to publish their numbers rapidly!”
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