The EU General Court largely dismisses a Big Tech company’s appeal against the Commission’s decision finding it had abused its dominant position by favoring its own comparison shopping service (Google Shopping)

The General Court largely dismisses Google’s action against the decision of the Commission finding that Google abused its dominant position by favouring its own comparison shopping service over competing comparison shopping services* The General Court upholds the fine of €2.42 billion imposed on Google By decision of 27 June 2017, the Commission found that Google had abused its dominant position on the market for online general search services in 13 countries in the European Economic Area [1], by favouring its own comparison shopping service, a specialised search service, over competing comparison shopping services. The Commission found that the results of product searches made using Google’s general search engine were positioned and displayed in a more eye-catching manner when the

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General Court of the European Union, The EU General Court largely dismisses a Big Tech company’s appeal against the Commission’s decision finding it had abused its dominant position by favoring its own comparison shopping service (Google Shopping), 10 November 2021, e-Competitions November 2021 - II, Art. N° 103428

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