FRANKFURT, Feb 6- The vast troves of consumer data held by big Internet companies should be scrutinised in merger probes because they have a big impact on competition, the president of the German antitrust watchdog told a newspaper. But that obviously goes against the logic of many Internet markets, " Andreas Mundt told Sueddeutsche Zeitung's Saturday edition.» Read More
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