EU publishes Google antitrust remedy proposals

Google rivals to have their say on remedial measures

By Jennifer Baker, IDG News Service |  Networking

In January, ICOMP filed a new complaint, under Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), saying that Google attained its dominance by unlawful means "by illegally blocking rival search engines' access to customers and consumers and forcing its advertising and publishing partners to work with it exclusively."

Google also faces complaints from FairSearch, a group of 17 companies including Microsoft, Nokia and Oracle, which says the Internet giant was using Android to promote its own smartphone applications.

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