The EU Commission seeks feedback on commitments meant to address competition concerns on the market for web search (Google)

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European Commission market tests Google commitments in relation to online search and search advertising* On 25 April 2013 the European Commission published a press release [1] and a memo [2] seeking observations [3] from third parties on the commitments [4] offered by Google in order to address the Commission’s competition concerns that Google may be abusing its dominant position in the markets for web search, online search advertising and online search advertising intermediation in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), in breach of Article 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (“TFEU”). Based on its preliminary conclusions, the Commission considers that Google is dominant in web search and search advertising, and that in four areas it may be abusing its dominant

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Gabriele Accardo, The EU Commission seeks feedback on commitments meant to address competition concerns on the market for web search (Google), 25 April 2013, e-Competitions April 2013, Art. N° 57466

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