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Google fined EUR 2.4 bln in EU search competition case

Tuesday 27 June 2017 | 11:59 CET | News
Update: 27 June 2017 | 15:00 CET
Google has received a fine of EUR 2.42 billion from the European Commission for abusing its dominant position in the search market and favouring its own comparison shopping service over other providers. The Commission first started investigating in 2010 and in 2015 brought formal charges against Google for violating EU competition law. The US-based company has repeatedly denied the charges, saying it faces a growing number of competitors in comparison shopping.

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Countries: Europe
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