Google asked to remedy concerns over alleged abuse of its dominance
By James Robinson, Associate Analyst, Regulatory Telecoms, Ovum
After more than 18 months of investigation, the EC has presented Google with its concerns over the search engine’s business practices. European commissioner for competition Joaquin Almunia has written to Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt outlining the EC’s concerns and requesting that Google provide appropriate remedies.
The letter follows an antitrust investigation into the company that began in late 2010, having been prompted...