Thursday, September 28, 2017

Google Tweaks Search Ads After EU Antitrust Ruling

This is what happens when one company has too much control over the internet.

Google has rolled out changes to how it displays search results for products in Europe to try to comply with an EU antitrust ruling against its Google Shopping search comparison service. A multi-year EU antitrust investigation into Google’s practices around search comparison ended this June with the European Commission handing the company a €2.42 billion (~$2.73BN) fine for antitrust violations pertaining to its treatment of comparison shopping services.