MACQUARIE: Google's ability to make search better for everyone has been choked by the EC fine (GOOGL) - Business Insider

The $2.7 billion fine was aimed at Google's shopping practices, which the EC deemed unfair to Google's competition. Macquarie Research thinks that while the practice probably is unfair, the fine severely limits Google's ability to refine and improve ...

Patrick May: Google will barely feel multibillion-dollar slap on the wrist - Phys.Org

And with those words, or perhaps a more formal and civilized version of those words, the European Union's commission in charge of competition policy (yes, that position exists) threw the book at the Silicon Valley search giant over its advertising ...

Does Google deserve its big fine? - The Week UK

A €2.4bn (£2.1bn) fine handed down to Google yesterday represents the European Commission "setting down a marker", says the Irish Times. See related. Google fined £2.1bn in record EU competition penalty. Others, like the Financial Times, use the ...

EU ruling against Google opens door to more legal action - Asia Times

Internet businesses hurt by what the European Commission has found to be unfair search engine practices are lining up to file private lawsuits against Google. Some of the legal action was put on hold pending the EU decision which saw Google handed a ...

ProtonMail lauds Google's EU fine after falling victim to firm's shady search practices - The INQUIRER

SWISS-BASED EMAIL AND VPN OUTFIT ProtonMail has welcomed the European Union's decision to fine Google a record-breaking £2.1bn over its practice of downgrading the search results of competitors, saying that it was the victim of these practices last ...

EU Levies €2.4B fine on Google - The American Interest

European Union regulators slapped Google with a record €2.4 billion ($2.7 billion) antitrust fine on Tuesday, the latest broadside fired at big American tech companies doing business in the region. The European Commission found that the U.S. tech giant ...