Friday September 25, 2020

European Commission fines Google €1.49 billion for antitrust breach

The tech company was found to have abused its market dominance through the use of restrictive clauses in contracts with third party websites.

21st March, 2019
European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager. Pic: Getty

Google has been fined €1.49 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. The tech company was found to have abused its market dominance through the use of restrictive clauses in contracts with third party websites. The fine is the third the company has received from the EU Commission in the last two years.

Speaking about the fine, European Commission for Competition Margrethe Vestager said ‘Today the Commission has fined Google €1.49 billion for illegal misuse of...

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