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Europe's Competition Commissioner Warns Google It May Face New Fines Over Antitrust

     
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Europe's antitrust chief has publicly warned Google that it could face charges of breaching EU rules, and be fined, unless it does more to ease concerns that it used its search clout to block rivals.

EU competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia said that so far concessions from Google which is in talks with the European Commission to resolve complaints from competitors, including Microsoft, which claim it is abusing its dominant position in the search business had not gone far enough.

Europe's Competition Commissioner Warns Google It May Face New Fines Over Antitrust [guardian.co.uk]