Newscast Media SAN JOSE—Google has made further concessions to address the
European Union (EU)’s anti-trust concerns over the world’s dominant search engine’s
online search and search advertising technologies, the European Commission said on
In its “improved commitments” proposal, Google has pledged that whenever it
promotes its own specialized search services on its web page, the services of three
rivals will also be displayed in a way that is clearly visible to users and comparable to
the way in which Google displays its own services, the Commission said.
The principle will apply not only for Google’s existing specialized search services, but
also to changes in the presentation of those services and for future services.
The latest anti-trust pledge from Google is a second improved offer aimed to address
regulatory concerns of the Commission that launched an anti-trust probe on Google’s
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