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EU opens new front in Google search competition probe

Thursday 14 July 2016 | 15:59 CET | News
The European Commission has opened a third front in its competition investigation against Google. In addition to the earlier allegations of abusing its dominant position in comparison shopping sites and in the Android market, the Commission's latest accusation is that Google is holding on to its position in the search advertising market by preventing sites from displaying ads from Google's competitors. The EC sent two new statements of objections to Google. The first is a supplement to the original accusations from April 2015 in the comparison shopping market, to which Google replied in

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