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  1. EU Commissioner Hints at YouTube Probe After Google Investigation

    The Google investigation has been going on since 2011, with the European Commission (EC) rejecting multiple proposals for search concessions from Google. We don't want to waste the Commission's resources on complaints that are not related to...

  2. Will Google's Proposed Search Fixes End EU Antitrust Case?

    Federal Trade Commission closed its 19-month search antitrust probe earlier this year after deciding that Google's demotion of competing websites was justifiable. Google has submitted proposals to address European Union (EU) concerns that the...

  3. Scroogled Rises: Microsoft Back on Attack as Google Faces New Antitrust Complaint

    We are asking the Commission to move quickly and decisively to protect competition and innovation in this critical market. The attack ads coincide with another European antitrust complaint orchestrated by Microsoft relating to Google's Android...

  4. Google Submits Response to EC Antitrust Regulators

    Google has submitted a response to the European Commission (EC) over its anti-competitive business concerns, Reuters reported. Theoretically Google could face a fine as high as $4 billion – 10 percent of its global turnover – if found to be in...

  5. FTC to Drop Vertical Search Antitrust Case Against Google? No Consumer Harm Found

    As European Commission vice chairman Joaquin Almunia has indicated publicly, the evidence clearly shows Google's search bias and manipulation of the display of results in favour of its own products and away from other services is a violation of...

  6. Google Told to Fix 4 Areas in Search, Advertising to End Antitrust Inquiry

    The senators also called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to step up its investigation by considering both the issues they have previously raised and those singled out by the EC to "ensure a competitive search market where consumers can...

  7. Google, Mozilla Accuse Microsoft of Restricting Browser Choice in Windows 8

    Further action by the European Commission led to an agreement whereby Windows users get offered a choice of browsers in Europe. Windows on ARM - as currently designed - restricts user choice, reduces competition and chills innovation," said Mozilla...

  8. Google-Motorola Acquisition Approved in U.S., EU

    Department of Justice (DOJ) and the European Commission (EC) each announced that the deal had been cleared by their respective antitrust authorities and could proceed. Of course, the Commission will continue to keep a close eye on the behaviour of...

  9. European Commission Readies 400+ Page Document on Google's Abuse of Dominance

    The European Commission (EC) will issue a 400-page document outlining its concerns with Google's alleged anti-competitive practices, according to sources at the EC. Furthermore, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt is expected to visit Joaquín...

  10. Google’s European Privacy & Antitrust Battles: An Update

    The European Commission is still determining Google’s degree of dominance, Google is providing an WiFi location opt-out service; Google has announced that it will delete 3.6 million Dutch WiFi SSIDs, and Google Analytics has been un-banned in...

  11. Google FTC Antitrust Probe Rumors Emerge as ITA Verdict Nears

    Federal Trade Commission antitrust investigation after the Justice Department completes its review of Google's acquisition of travel software developer ITA Software and determines whether to challenge or impose restrictions on the deal, Bloomberg...