New powers unveiled aimed at boosting competition, clamping down on subscription traps and fake reviews.

  • New powers aimed at boosting competition in digital markets currently dominated by a small number of firms
  • Clamping down on subscription traps that cost consumers £1.6bn a year, making it easier for consumers to opt out
  • Tackling fake reviews so customers aren’t cheated by bogus ratings

New legislation will today (25 April) be introduced to ensure businesses and consumers are protected from rip-offs and can reap the full benefits of the digital economy with confidence.

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