The EU Commission takes further steps concerning the case involving comparison shopping services and advertising-related practices (Google AdSense)

Antitrust: Commission takes further steps in investigations alleging Google's comparison shopping and advertising-related practices breach EU rules [1]* The Commission has sent two Statements of Objections to Google. The Commission has reinforced, in a supplementary Statement of Objections, its preliminary conclusion that Google has abused its dominant position by systematically favouring its comparison shopping service in its search result pages. Separately, the Commission has also informed Google in a Statement of Objections of its preliminary view that the company has abused its dominant position by artificially restricting the possibility of third party websites to display search advertisements from Google's competitors. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition

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European Commission, The EU Commission takes further steps concerning the case involving comparison shopping services and advertising-related practices (Google AdSense), 14 July 2016, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2016, Art. N° 80281

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