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Google fined record €2.4bn by EU over search engine resultsUpdated27 Jun 8:14am

Google fined record €2.4bn by EU over search engine results

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Brussels claims tech giant abused market dominance by manipulating its search engine results to favour its own comparison shopping service The European Union has handed Google a record-breaking €2.42bn (£2.14bn) fine for abusing its dominance of the search engine market in building its online shopping service, in a dramatic decision that has far-reaching implications for the company. By artificially and illegally promoting its own price comparison service in searches, Google denied both its consumers real choice and rival firms the ability to compete on a level playing field, European regulators said.
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