© AFP/File | The European Commission launched an initial investigation into Google in 2010
Led by hard-charging European Commission competition chief Margrethe Vestager, Google faces a massive penalty that could reach as much $9 billion, or ten percent of Google’s total revenue last year.
Brussels accuses Google of giving its own online shopping services top priority in search results to the detriment of other price comparison services.
The case is one of three against Google and of several against blockbuster US companies including Starbucks, Apple, Amazon and McDonalds.
The previous record for illegal monopoly practices is held…
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