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EU: Google case won’t conclude until after summer, says Commission

 |  April 23, 2013

As the European Commission initiates a “market test” to evaluate whether the concessions offered by Google will sufficiently ease concerns over the search giant’s alleged abuse of dominance, Commissioner Almunia has been quoted as saying that the case will not reach a final decision until after summer holiday. According to one newspaper, the market test will begin in the next several days; in an interview Almunia stated that the “optimistic” scenario of the case involves a settlement with Google by summer’s end. In the case that Google does not reach an agreement, the company will face a “long confrontation” with authorities, Almunia said.

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