Google” approaching a contract settlement with the European Union after the charges of monopoly




A report by news today that EU regulators are approaching contract settlement with the company “Google”, and after investigations it as long as three years on the practice of the last monopoly in the market for “search engines” via the search engine, and comes after the company offered concessions improved to calm fears competitors.

The contract means that settlement under the antitrust laws for the European Commission to “Google” will avoid a potential fine of up to U.S. $ 5 billion.

The news agency “Reuters” Wednesday, a senior official in the European Union, the company that owns the largest search engine in the world and the European Commission were close to a deal likely announced during the next few days, or within two weeks at the latest.

The IAEA has confirmed the occurrence of the settlement, citing a source familiar second, where the European official described that show “Google” the last, the third commissioner after he refused to compete with the “European Union”, “Joaquin Almunia,” offers a precedent, “the best.”

The presentation included new commitments from “Google” on how to deal with competitors in the future and how to use content from other suppliers, so that after the Commission said that “Google” is to provide preference and the products and services their own in the search results at the expense of competitors.

The company “Google” has pledged to view this that allow competitors to show their logos and web links within the Fund outstanding, to decide content providers choose none of them, and this will make it easier for advertisers to transfer their campaigns to the platforms of competition such as “Yahoo” and search engine “ping” of the Inc. “Microsoft”.

It should be noted that this monopoly accusations have been raised in 2010, and that of rival companies, most notably “Microsoft”, which claimed that “Google” exercised some of the methods when you show search results across Mahrkaha to highlight its services on the subject of search without the services of competitors.

It is noteworthy that the accusations of monopoly those that went to “Google” is not the first, where the company is currently facing in front of the European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, has been accused of monopoly over the “Android”.

Faces “Google” accusations of a group of competitors such as “Nokia” and “Microsoft” and “Oracle”, it uses “Android” as a way of “misleading” to give preference to applications in about 70% of the phones in the smartphone market.
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