TripAdvisor Boards Google Antitrust Train With New EU Claim

Law360, New York (April 3, 2012, 6:15 PM EDT) -- Travel booking website TripAdvisor Inc. on Tuesday added to the mounting pile of antitrust allegations against Google, filing a complaint with the European Union's antitrust watchdog claiming the Web powerhouse has manipulated search results and advertisements.

TripAdvisor lodged its complaint days after fellow travel site Expedia filed a similar claim with the commission, contending Google wrongly tramples competitors by favoring certain search results.

“TripAdvisor filed a complaint with the European Commission to address anti-competitive and unfair practices by Google that harm the marketplace and consumer welfare,”...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.