Brazilian Court Nixes Google Shopping Antitrust Claims

Law360, New York (September 11, 2012, 3:51 PM EDT) -- A Brazilian court recently found in favor of Google Inc. in an antitrust lawsuit brought by E-Commerce Media Group Informacao e Tecnologia Ltda., which accused the online search giant of unfairly favoring search results from its Google Shopping service over E-Commerce's price comparison sites.

In a ruling released Sept. 5, a civil court in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, granted summary judgment in favor of Google, finding against E-Commerce's contentions that the search engine unfairly boosts the ranking of Google Shopping results over organic search...
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