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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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FairSearch Europe Initial View: Google’s Proposed Commitments are Worse than Nothing

The following is a statement from Thomas Vinje, FairSearch Europe Legal Counsel. It is also available here. The European Commission has tentatively accepted a proposal by Google which is worse than doing nothing. These proposed commitments have not been subjected to … Continued