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EU: Google needs to give better data, says Antitrust Chief

 |  March 7, 2016

The European Union’s top antitrust official doesn’t sound very happy with the information Google has so far given her after she charged the company with violating competition law.

“Google gave us a very substantial answer, and what we need to do is ask them for more data to have a comprehensive picture so they aren’t just giving us data that solely substantiates their position,” competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a New York Times interview.

It is now just under 11 months since the European Commission issued a so-called statement of objections against Google, alleging that it has abused its position (it holds over 90% of the EU search market) to favor its own comparison shopping services.

Full content: The New York Times

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