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European parliament to consider Google break-up

Monday 24 November 2014 | 08:40 CET | News
The European parliament is considering a resolution to break up Google, in order to resolve the competition concerns about Google's dominance in the search market. A draft motion seen by the Financial Times says that "unbundling [of] search engines from other commercial services" should be considered as a potential solution to Google's dominance. It has the backing of the parliament's two main political blocs, the European People's Party and the Socialists, the paper said. The European parliament has no formal power to split up companies, but has increasing influence on the European

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Categories: Internet
Companies: European Commission / Google
Countries: Europe
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What a shame, EU Comis has more than enough matters such as Green Environment, Anti-Terrorism, Anti-Poverty, Unemployment, Youth & Skills Development, to discuss and pass resolutions than to think of Unethical anti-business & anti-competition resolutions... Hope that EUC has ample and qualified Professionals to drive the EUC with minimum influence....
Viji Fernando @ 24/11/2014 - 12:54


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