Google Offers To Link To Rivals In Proposed EU Antitrust Deal

Law360, New York (November 6, 2013, 6:25 PM EST) -- Google Inc. has offered to include links to rival vertical search sites in its shopping, travel and other specialized search results in order to resolve a European Commission antitrust probe, according to the proposed commitments released Wednesday by Consumer Watchdog.

The European Commission began market-testing what it described as much-improved commitments to address concerns that Google was abusing its dominance over Internet search in late October, but it did not publicly release Google's proposal or its queries to stakeholders.

But shortly after calling on Google to...
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