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EU parliament backs resolution on Google break-up

Thursday 27 November 2014 | 14:13 CET | News
The European Parliament has called for the EU to consider forcing Google to separate its search engine from its other business activities. In a resolution passed by 384 votes for versus 174 against, the MEPs said "unbundling" the search activities from Google's other commercial activities should be considered in the long term, if the European Commission is unable to resolve satisfactorily its current competition investigation into Google's search practices. The EC has been under pressure from the media and publishing sectors to ensure that Google does not give priority to its own content

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