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Google fined 1.49 billion euros for blocking advertising rivals

EU antitrust regulators have on Wednesday fined Google a1.49 billion euro ($1.69 billion) fine for blocking rival search advertisers.

The penalty is the third one in two years for the giant search engine with last year being fined 4.34 billion euro by Eu competition enforcer.

Also read: Apple to stop sharing information on the number of devices sold

Google was accused of using its Android mobile operating system to block rival search engines.

In 2017 Google was fined 2.42 billion Euro for hindering rivals from using shopping related websites.

Google fined 1.49 billion euros for blocking advertising rivals
Slavian Mwangecho
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