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25/08/2016

EU regulators keeping close eye on Google

Topic: internet search engines


Digital 14-07-2016

EU files fresh anti-trust charges against Google

The European Union filed new anti-trust charges against Google on Thursday (14 July), piling pressure on the US tech giant over the alleged abuse of its market dominance.
Digital 29-10-2014

Oettinger floats proposal for EU-wide 'Google-tax'

Günther Oettinger, the EU's incoming Digital Commissioner, has announced plans to reform existing copyright laws within one year, indicating the likely addition of an EU "Google-tax", similar to that applicable in Germany. EurActiv.de reports.
Competition 24-09-2014

Google warned about self-promotion in search results

Google Inc, the target of an EU antitrust investigation into its Internet search engine, may face further scrutiny over its other services following several complaints, Europe's antitrust chief said on Tuesday (23 September).
Digital 30-05-2014

Google takes first step to comply with EU rules

Google has launched a service through which European citizens can request that links to what they deem objectionable be taken off search results, the first step towards complying with a court ruling affirming the "right to be forgotten."
InterviewSpecial Report
Digital 09-04-2014

Expert: The case for search neutrality

SPECIAL REPORT / SPECIAL REPORT / The neutrality of the internet may not only be a matter of traffic management, but also of search results, as dominant operators increasingly have the chance to direct consumers’ choices, says net neutrality expert Innocenzo Genna, in an interview with EurActiv. 
Competition 08-07-2010

EU regulators keeping close eye on Google

EU regulators are taking a hard look at allegations of anti-competitive behaviour in Internet search services amid concerns that dominant players may be abusing their position, Europe's antitrust chief said on Wednesday (7 July).