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European Commission fines Google more than $2.5 billion for unethical activities

Posted On: Jun. 28, 2017 4:00 AM CST

The European Commission has fined Google Inc. €2.4 billion ($2.7 billion) for abusing its dominant position over internet search, National Review reported. Margrethe Vestager, European commissioner for competition, said that Google systematically manipulated its results page to promote its own Google Shopping service and push smaller rivals down its search rankings. The commissioner has given Google 90 days to make key changes to the way it does business in Europe.

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