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German Minister promises stricter internet regulation

Friday 16 May 2014 | 11:00 CET | News
Germany's Economy Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, believes that the European court ruling that internet firms can be made to remove personal information is a 'wake up call' for digital safeguards, reports Reuters. In an article to be published in the 'Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung' newspaper, he said that Germany's Economy Ministry and Federal Cartel Office were considering whether internet firms like Google are abusing their market leading position in the way search results are displayed. Gabriel wants to make sure that alternative providers are not being discriminated against. He also said that

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Companies: Google
Countries: Europe / Germany
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