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Google given more time to respond to EU competition charges

Friday 14 August 2015 | 09:59 CET | News
Google has been given an extra two weeks to respond to the European Commission's charges of abusing its dominant position in the online search market. The European Commission has extended the deadline for replying to the charges to 31 August, a Google spokesman told Reuters. This is the second extension for the company, which had originally been told to respond to the Commission's statement of objections by 7 July. The Commission in April accused Google of distorting web search results to favor its shopping service. Google will not ask for a closed-door hearing to defend its case, said a

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