European Commission Antitrust Chief Not Satisfied With Google’s Proposal

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Google already made a proposal to European Commission to resolve the antitrust cases against it. While the competitors and the Fairsearch.org are not happy about Google’s proposal, European Commission antitrust chief Joaquin Almunia also expressed his concern about Google’s proposal.

Speaking on Spanish national radio, European Commission antitrust chief Joaquin Almunia said Google’s latest round of proposals in October don’t “eliminate our concerns regarding competition.” Specifically, he cited the way that Google treats rivals such as review service Yelp and price comparison shopping services.

He also said that Google has little more time to respond and act accordingly to avoid any huge fines. Few years back, EC made Microsoft pay about $2 billion for cases regarding Internet Explorer.

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