Google Strikes Deal With EU Over Rival Search Links

Law360, New York (February 5, 2014, 11:32 AM EST) -- European Union antitrust authorities announced Wednesday that they have reached a settlement to close a three-year antitrust probe of Google Inc. after the search engine giant agreed to implement a system for displaying results from rival services on its own search pages.

Google submitted to the European Commission a new round of approved commitments guaranteeing that whenever it promotes its own shopping, travel or other specialized search results, the site will also display the services of three rivals, selected through what the commission called an "objective...
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