“Google is offering major concessions on how it displays search results in Europe – including a better labeling of its own promoted content and displaying links to its competitors – to appease concerns it might be abusing its dominant market position, the European Union’s antitrust body said Thursday.” Smart. Takes the wind right out of Microsoft’s sails.
Google makes concessions to EU antitrust body
2013-04-25 Google 7 Comments
I don’t understand the editorial comment you’ve added Thom. It’s not a “smart” move, it’s a mandatory move. And I don’t get why this should take the proverbial wind out of Microsoft’s sales – this was exactly the sort of thing that Microsoft was hoping for (we all know that the damages the EU fines companies like MS – while being large numbers – are still insignificant compared to the funds the aforementioned companies have at their disposal.