The EU Commission opens in-depth investigation over the alleged antitrust violations in the online search market (Microsoft / Google)

Microsoft Files Antitrust Complaint with European Commission Against Google* Microsoft Corporation has filed a formal complaint with the European Commission (EC) against Google Inc. as part of the EC’s ongoing antitrust investigation into the search engine company. In a March 30 blog post, Brad Smith, Microsoft Senior Vice President and General Counsel, said that the software company and search engine rival wanted to register its concerns with the EC over Google’s control of the European search market. Google “shouldn’t be permitted to pursue practices that restrict others from innovating and offering competitive alternatives,” Smith said. Smith offered a half-dozen examples of “actions that Google has taken to entrench its dominance in

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Jeffrey May, The EU Commission opens in-depth investigation over the alleged antitrust violations in the online search market (Microsoft / Google), 30 November 2010, e-Competitions Cooperation between National Competition Authorities, Art. N° 35851

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