Thursday, 21 June 2018

EU formally accuses Google of breaching antitrust rules

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 15 April 15

European Commission opens new investigation into alleged anti-competitive practices regarding Android.

The European Commission on Wednesday formally accused Google of abusing its dominant position in the online search market, and launched a new investigation into alleged anti-competitive practices regarding its Android operating system (OS). Brussels has sent a Statement of Objections (SO) to the Internet giant claiming that it systematically favours results from its shopping comparison service, called Google Shopping, in its general search listings over results from rival shopping comparison services…

The European Commission on Wednesday formally accused Google of abusing its dominant position in the online search market, and launched a new investigation into alleged anti-competitive practices regarding its Android operating system (OS). Brussels has sent a Statement of Objections (SO) to the Internet giant claiming that it systematically favours results from its shopping comparison service, called Google Shopping, in its general search listings over results from rival shopping comparison services…

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