Google To Face Huge Fine For Breaking EU Antitrust Laws

The fine is expected to total 3 billion Euros

It is strongly believed that Google will face a massive 3 billion Euro fine from the European Commission for breaking antitrust laws. The search engine company has been accused of boosting the ranking of its own Google Shopping price comparison services, whilst pushing rival services offered by competitors further down the search results. According to an anonymous source with knowledge of the punishment, the European Commission will formally announce the fine in June. If the fine is confirmed as being 3 billion Euros, it would be the largest ever fine handed out to a company guilty of antitrust charges. Google has refused to comment. It has the option of fighting the fine in the European Court of Justice. The European Commission is also investigating Google for abusing its dominance in the smartphone market with its operating system Android. 

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