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EU fines Google 2.4B euros

Media | 06/27/2017 5:31 pm EDT

The European Union has fined Alphabet Inc.’s Google 2.4 billion euros — about $3.6 billion in Canadian dollars — for giving itself an “illegal advantage” in its search results. The European Commission said in a press release Tuesday that “Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service.” The release said that the company has “systematically given prominent placement” to its Google Shopping service...