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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. The company ...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 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 fined record-breaking €2.42 billion by the EU in antitrust case - Wired.co.uk

In an official statement, commissioner Margrethe Vestager claims that Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service. "Google has come up with many ...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 »

Google Slapped With $2.7 Billion EU Fine Over Search Results - Wall Street Journal

The move, which follows more than seven years of investigations, threatens far-reaching ramifications not just for Google, but for the design of products and services from other increasingly dominant tech giants. If the ruling sets a precedent that ...and more »

The EU's record fine is just the beginning for Google's monopoly troubles around the world - Quartz

That record-breaking €2.42 billion ($2.7 billion) anti-trust fine against Google by the Europeans today? It's just the beginning of the search giant's troubles with anti-trust authorities. In wrapping up her prepared remarks, the European Commission's ...and more »

Google Said to Face $1.2 Billion Antitrust Fine, but Battle With Europe Looms - New York Times

European Union officials are expected to issue a record fine of at least 1.1 billion euros, or $1.2 billion, against Google as soon as Tuesday for breaking the region's tough competition rules. Yet the hefty penalty and its timing, which were confirmed ...and more »

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

Margrethe Vestager, the European Union antitrust chief, addresses a press conference on an antitrust case against US search engine Google at the European Commission in Brussels, on June 27, 2017. Georges Boulougouris/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images. The ...and more »

Statement by Commissioner Vestager on Commission decision to fine Google €2.42 billion for abusing dominance as ... - EU News

Today, the Commission has decided to fine Google €2.4 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving illegal advantages to another Google product, its comparison shopping service. Google ...and more »