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Report: EU to ask Google, others to publicly reveal ranking factors

Proposed rules are designed to redress the “superior bargaining power” of the large internet brands.

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Google’s antitrust infringement continues ‘unabated’, Google Shopping competitors tell European Commission

Four months in, 19 rivals say too little has changed.

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German court: Google has no ‘duty to inspect’ websites for illegal content before displaying

The court held that Google can’t be held liable before being notified of a ‘clearly recognizable violation’ of individual rights.

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In response to EU antitrust ruling, Google Shopping now shows ads from competing shopping engines

Comparison Shopping Engines are competing with Google for visibility in Google Shopping in the EU.

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Google, Getty Images enter a multi-year global licensing partnership

The deal effectively ends Getty’s European antitrust complaint against Google.

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India’s competition regulator fines Google $21.1 million for ‘search bias’ in travel results

However, the OneBox and other search practices were cleared by the Committee.

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CSEs will compete head-on with Google Shopping in EU search results

To provide “equal treatment” in the ad auction, Google Shopping will operate as a separate business unit bidding against Comparison Shopping Engines

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How the Russian search market looks now

Contributor Brendan McGonigle examines shifts in the Russian search market resulting from Google’s recent move to come into compliance with Russian competition law.

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UK local SEO firm Movette shut down by regulators for deceptive sales practices

Firm falsely implied it was affiliated with Google and signed SMBs up to recurring annual contracts worth from $250 to more than $300.

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