EU Targets Google in Competition Inquiry

European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager speaks on April 15 in Brussels as the EU formally charged Google with abusing its dominant position as Europe's top search engine, laying the U.S. Internet giant open to a massive fine of more than $6.0 billion. (JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images)
European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager speaks on April 15 in Brussels as the EU formally charged Google with abusing its dominant position as Europe's top search engine, laying the U.S. Internet giant open to a massive fine of more than $6.0 billion. (JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images)

There are some specific words that are not particularly popular with the European Commission: “hi-tech,” “anti-competitive,” and “bundling” to name a few. Throw “U.S. firms”...

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