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U.S./Canada: Canadian research to help Google

 |  September 27, 2012

A technological war is being transformed into a legal battle in the case of Google in Europe and in the US. Google must defend itself against charges that it has abused its dominant market position to the detriment of users, who spend 3.4% of their Internet time using search engines. Google asked the Montreal Economic Institute, associate researcher Marie-Josée Loiselle, to conduct and detect what Google describes as “certain flaws in antitrust laws. Ms. Loiselle explains that competition is not reducible to a list of companies or their market shares. It is rather the number of potential competitors that counts.

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