Google Faces Tough Fines From Korean Antitrust Office

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012
CNET has reported that Korean Fair Trade Commission is fining Google for allegedly obstruction an investigation regarding the search engine giant’s business practices. Officials from the commission raided Google’s offices in Seoul last September 2011. According to Kim Dong-soo, chairman of the South Korean antitrust commission, Google hampered the investigation by allegedly deleting vital files from co

Google Gets Another Antitrust Suit

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011
A French Internet company filed a complaint with the European Commission against Google Inc., claiming the search engine giant abuses its dominant market position. The complainant, 1plusV, creates thematic Internet search engines and claims that Google “uses its dominant position to prevent the development of alternative technologies” while it prioritizes its own searches over those of competitors. In