Google criticize opponents proposal before the end of the investigation EU competition
Google rivals began to weigh in on the details of the concessions it proposed European competition watchdogs as the search system seeks to avoid costly litigation.
The European Commission published the details of the proposed transaction for the first time, prompting immediate criticism.
Google proposal could end the threat of damage to the European Court of Justice and will be legally binding for five years. Should the investigation lasts for more than two years of protracted negotiations on the settlement.
In response to charges she abuses of a dominant position within the common market web search to harm competition in specific markets, such as shopping and tourist search, Google will, inter alia:
- label contributed links to their own specialized search services so that users can distinguish them
- display links to three of your opponents specialized search services close to their own services
- sites offer the possibility to refuse from the use of their content in Google specialized search services
- no more force publishers only for display Google ads.