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How Will Google Respond to Renewed Antitrust Claims in the EU & US?

03.27.15

Estimates are that Google controls 90% of the search engine market in the EU so it is no surprise about a recent report that the "EU’s antitrust investigation into Google’s business practices [focuses on] what have been identified as potential competition issues in the European markets." The eweek report stated that the EU was interested because if the FTC investigation that was dropped in 2013 after 19 months and now:

A European lawmaker has called on EU regulators to bring formal antitrust charges against Google after a document surfaced this week showing that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission had harbored strong concerns about the company’s business practices two years ago.

Google continues to grow as does the threat of antitrust actions.

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