EU Lawmakers Create Hotline to Combat Big Tech’s ‘Shady’ Lobbying

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  • European Union lawmakers have launched a hotline to combat Big Tech’s ‘shady’ lobbying tactics.
  • These tactics, known as ‘astroturfing’, have been used to target digital policymakers in the EU.
  • The hotline is intended to combat the spending used to influence major new pan-EU rules like the Digital Services Act (DSA).
  • The hotline has been created by a group of MEPs and NGOs.