Google Slapped With $2.7 Billion EU Fine Over Search Results

BRUSSELS—The European Union’s antitrust regulator on Tuesday fined Alphabet Inc.’s Google a record €2.42 billion ($2.71 billion) for favoring its own comparison-shopping service in search results and ordered the search giant to apply the same methods to rivals as its own when displaying their services in search results.

The decision could force broader changes to the way Google designs its search results in Europe because it sets a…



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June 27, 2017 at 07:21AM