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Google – Statement by Thomas Vinje, legal counsel and spokesman for FairSearch Europe

Brussels, 15 April 2015 – FairSearch applauds the European Commission’s decisions to bring formal charges against Google for its abuse of its dominant position in search, and to open a formal case against Google for anticompetitive behaviour concerning its Android … Continued

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CHRONOLOGY – The European Commission Google case

CHRONOLOGY The European Commission Google case Updated 17 April 2015 Download a copy here. KEY EVENTS 2009 November, complaint 1: Foundem, a price comparison website, files a search complaint against Google with the European Commission’s Competition Directorate (DG Comp). 2010 January, … Continued

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Consumer Group Calls on Policymakers to Block Google-Waze Deal

Nonprofit Consumer Watchdog yesterday sent letters to the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division calling for the rejection of Google’s $1 billion acquisition of mobile map software maker Waze Inc. John Simpson, privacy project director … Continued

FairSearch Principles for Evaluating Remedies to Google's Antitrust Violations

The members of FairSearch have often been asked, what remedies are our members seeking to resolve the harms that result from Google’s anti-competitive search and business practices. Enforcing existing competition laws in the online context is vital to fostering greater … Continued