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Antitrust: Commission fines Google €2.42 billion for abusing dominance as search engine by giving illegal advantage ... - EU News

The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service.and more »

Google Fined Record $2.7 Billion in EU Antitrust Ruling - New York Times

Google suffered a major blow on Tuesday after European antitrust officials fined the search giant a record $2.7 billion for unfairly favoring some of its own services over those of rivals. The penalty, of 2.4 billion euros, highlights the aggressive ...and more »

Google's Big EU Fine Isn't Just About the Money - WIRED

The big issue for Google isn't necessarily the fine, or even the change to its shopping listings. It's the fact that regulators are forcing it to change how it handles search. The company has been retooling its search results to be more than just a ...and more »

Google hit with record EU fine over Shopping service - BBC News

Google has been fined 2.42bn euros ($2.7bn; £2.1bn) by the European Commission after it ruled the company had abused its power by promoting its own shopping comparison service at the top of search results. The amount is the regulator's largest penalty ...and more »

Google has been hit with a record-breaking €2.4 billion fine by the EU over its antitrust case - Business Insider

The European Commission has hit Google with a record-breaking €2.4 billion (£2.1 billion, $2.7 billion) fine in an antitrust case. Google has also been ordered to change its practices to promote the shopping services of its competitors or be fined up ...and more »

European Commision fines Google €2.4B for breaking antitrust law - GSMArena.com

Google has been slapped with a €2.42 billion fine ($2.7 billion) for tampering with results on Google Shopping. The decision comes after seven years of investigation, which concluded with ruling that Google abused its dominant market position and fixed ...and more »

EU fines Google €2.4bn over abuse of search dominance - Financial Times

Brussels has hit Google with a €2.42bn antitrust fine for abusing its dominance in search, a decision with potentially far-reaching implications for both the tech sector and already-strained transatlantic relations. The European Commission ended its ...and more »

Google fined record €2.4bn by EU over search engine results - The Guardian

Brussels claims tech giant abused market dominance by manipulating its search engine results to favour its own comparison shopping service. Daniel Boffey in Brussels. Tue 27 Jun 2017 08.14 EDT First published on Tue 27 Jun 2017 05.32 EDT. Share on ...and more »

Google Fine Is Small Change Compared With EU's Bigger Threat - Bloomberg

Google's record-breaking 2.4 billion-euro ($2.7 billion) European Union fine could end up being just a fraction of the costs from the EU's demand that it stop skewing search results to favor its own shopping site. While the penalty will barely make a ...and more »

Google's huge antitrust fine in Europe is being spun into a debate about American patriotism - Quartz

Google was hit by a record-breaking fine for antitrust violations in Europe today. The European Commission will levy a €2.42 billion ($2.7 billion) penalty on the tech giant, far surpassing the €1.06 billion fine slapped on Intel in 2009, the previous ...and more »