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EC accepts Google concessions in search market

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The European Commission has agreed to the concessions offered by Google aimed at improving competition in the online search market. Pending comment from other market players on the committments from Google, the EC aims to sign a binding five-year agreement with the company, putting an end to its compettion investigation of the search giant. Under Google's improved proposal, the company would guarantee that whenever it promotes its own specialised search services on its site (e.g. for products, hotels, restaurants, etc.), the services of three rivals, selected through an objective method, will

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Categories: Internet
Companies: European Commission / Google
Countries: Europe
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