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EU: Google to face antitrust charges in Europe

 |  March 22, 2015

According to the Wall Street Journal, officials at the European Commission will “file formal charges” against the US-based search giant soon.

Earlier in the week, a report leaked from the FTC that shows key members of the agency wanted to sue Google after the 2012 probe, saying that it abused its monopoly power. They claim that Google threatened to remove websites from its search results if companies such as Amazon and Yelp did not let Google use their content.

Regulators in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Taiwan and India are also investigating Google’s business practices, according to the company’s annual financial filing.


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