Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday February 21, 2014

European Antitrust Chief Defends Deal With Google

Quite frankly, I was shocked that the EU didn't hit Google with a heavy fine. Seriously, when is the last time the EU didn't levy a huge ass fine against (insert tech giant here) when they had the chance?

Speaking at an antitrust conference, Joaquin Almunia defended the recent deal with Google in which the search giant agreed to certain conditions to settle a long-standing investigation. To avoid a potential antitrust fine as high as $5 billion, Google agreed to display search results to its own services in the same way as those for rival companies, along with other