The EU Commission is called on to assess whether a company in the online search market has abused of its dominant position under Art. 102 TFEU (Microsoft, Google)

Microsoft v. Google – Clash of the Titans* On Behalf of the Antitrust Community, A Big Thank You – Antitrust law professors should be grateful to Microsoft (hereafter, “MSFT”). As a repeat offender of the competition laws, MSFT has provided scholars with loads of research and educational material for the past 20 years. Now, since yesterday, MFST is trying to turn the tables. In its complaint against Google, MSFT seeks to endorse the role of the victim of anticompetitive conduct. Food for thought in upcoming lectures, articles, and so on. My Initial Reaction, and the Timing of MSFT’s Complaint – I have on several occasions criticized the Commission’s MSFT decisions (and some might have thought that I had a tiny bias for the Redmond giant). Given that I try to be am consistent with myself –

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Nicolas Petit, The EU Commission is called on to assess whether a company in the online search market has abused of its dominant position under Art. 102 TFEU (Microsoft, Google), 30 March 2011, e-Competitions Bulletin March 2010, Art. N° 36317

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