Europe versus Google: EC applies record-breaking £2.1 billion anti-trust fine

Carly Page
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European Commission says that Google promoted its own services in search results, denying competitors opportunities

The European Commission (EC) has fined Google a record-breaking €2.4bn (around £2.1bn), for artificially inflating the popularity of its Shopping service in search results. It is the largest antitr...

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