Google’s antitrust proposal has been rejected by the EU

Google EU Antitrust Settlement

Officials from the European Commission are not satisfied with Google’s antitrust settlement proposal. The company previously said it would display links to rival services on its search page and clearly label its own services. European Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia revealed that Google has been asked to present a better proposal that ensures it isn’t blocking results from competitors. The commissioner noted that Google’s original proposal was “not enough” to help overcome the EU’s concerns. A Google spokesperson told Reuters that its proposal “clearly addresses the four areas of concern,” however it will continue to work with the EU competition authority to resolve the situation. Google could face an antitrust fine as high as $5 billion if it cannot come to an agreement with the commission.

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