Tag: EU

Google Appeals Record EUR 4.3 Billion EU Fine Over Android

Google on Tuesday appealed the biggest ever anti-trust fine by the EU, which imposed an EUR 4.34 billion ($5 billion or roughly Rs. 37,100 crores) penalty on the US tech giant for illegally abusing the dominance of its operating system for mobile devices. In an email to AFP, Google spokesman Al Verney confirmed that “we have now […]

Google Shows Progress in Addressing Competition Concerns, Says EU’s Vestager

Google’s proposals to increase competition in online shopping are bearing fruit, Europe’s antitrust chief said on Friday, suggesting that the company may be able to avoid further fines. Alphabet’s Google last year offered to allow price-comparison rivals to bid for advertising space at the top of a search page, giving them the chance to compete on […]

EU’s Top Court Backs Copyright Holder in Landmark Ruling

Users who publish content freely available on the internet should get consent from the person behind it, Europe’s top court ruled on Tuesday in a boost to the bloc’s creative industries. Regulators say they lose out because illegal uploads of works on big online platforms such as Google’s YouTubeand Vivendi’s video-sharing site Dailymotion deny publishers, broadcasters and artists […]