Saturday November 29, 2014

European Parliament Votes in Favor of Breaking Up Google

On Thursday, Google was dealt a blow from the European Parliament’s decision voting to break up the mega-corporation in Europe. The vote calls for unbundling of search engines from other commercial services. The vote has no legal standing, but recommendations like this are usually acted upon favorably by the European Commission.

Reuters reports that European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager "has said she will review the case and talk to complainants before deciding on the next step.