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EU: Google rivals unite against settlement offer

 |  June 26, 2013

Google rivals banded together Tuesday to urge the European Commission to reject concessions proposed by the search giant to end the EU’s investigation over how Google displays its search results. Fair search, a group of 17 competitors jointly denounced Google’s offer, arguing they would actually worsen Google’s dominant position in the market. FairSearch member Thomas Vinje told media on Tuesday that “It would be better to do nothing than to accept Google’s proposals.” The group’s members include Microsoft and TripAdvisor. The news comes in the same week Google publically praised itself over its settlement offer to the Commission.

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