0
Broadband

EC preparing more charges against Google shopping service

Monday 11 July 2016 | 09:13 CET | News
Google is facing more formal charges from European Commission competition regulators over its shopping service, according to unnamed sources cited by the Wall Street Journal. The EC is set to issue a so-called supplementary statement of objections as early as late July, said the sources. The statement is likely to underline accusations that Google uses its market dominance in internet searches to promote its shopping service at the expense of rival offerings, according to one source, adding that the supplementary statement could create a precedent for how the US tech giant operates in other

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet
Companies: European Commission / Google
Countries: Europe
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

EC to review .eu top-level domain name rules

Published 15 May 2017 09:47 CET | Europe
The European Commission has announced the launch of a public consultation on the .eu top-level domain rules. In a statement, the ...

Google rejects EC claims of unfair search competition

Published 04 Nov 2016 08:39 CET | Europe
Google has rejected claims from the European Commission that the company favours its own services in its search results. In its ...

EC warns of fines for Google Android practices - report

Published 03 Oct 2016 10:31 CET | Europe
The European Commission has signaled that it's prepared to levy heavy fines on Google if it does not stop paying financial ...

Google CEO defends tax practices, warns over Brexit

Published 19 Jul 2016 18:03 CET | Europe
Google CEO Sundar Pichai has defended the group's tax payments. In an interview with German newspaper 'Welt am Sonntag', Pichai ...

Google to face new EU competition charges soon - report

Published 28 Jun 2016 09:40 CET | Europe
The European Commission has signalled it is preparing to issue a fresh set of antitrust charges against Google, possibly before ...

FTC looks again at Google search practices - report

Published 12 May 2016 09:08 CET | United States
The Federal Trade Commission has been holding discussions with a major US company that objects to Google's dominating practices ...

EU accuses Google of abusing dominance in Android market

Published 20 Apr 2016 11:35 CET | Europe
The European Commission has accused Google of violating EU anti-trust law by forcing smartphone makers to favour its search ...

EC speeds up Android probe, ready to file complaint - report

Published 15 Apr 2016 08:17 CET | Europe
The European Commission has accelerated its competition investigation into Google's Android operating system, suggesting it may ...

EU 'advancing' in Google dominance probe - Vestager

Published 05 Apr 2016 11:35 CET | Europe
The European Union is "advancing" in its probes into the dominance of its advertising service and Android operating system for ...

EU rekindles probe into Google ad practices - report

Published 22 Feb 2016 16:52 CET | Europe
The European Union is reviving its probe into Google's advertising practices, Bloomberg reports. The EU has been questioning ...

Google rejects EU competition allegations

Published 28 Aug 2015 08:56 CET | Europe
Google has rejected the European Commission's allegations of violations of competition law by the search engine in the comparison ...

EC questions Google rivals, customers in search probe

Published 24 Aug 2015 08:53 CET | Europe
The European Commission has sent out questionnaires to companies requesting more detailed information into Google's business ...

EC confirms Google search charges, Android investigation

Published 15 Apr 2015 13:05 CET | Europe
The European Commission confirmed formal charges against Google for competition violations, through favouring its own comparison ...