EU review of Google bid won’t cover privacy issue

Neelie Kroes, EU competition commissioner, has dashed the hopes of opponents of Google’s £1.5bn takeover of online advertiser DoubleClick that she will investigate the transaction on privacy grounds.The commissioner, who has until October 26 to decide, has said: “We are looking at the influence on competition and that’s it.”
http://business.guardian.co.uk/story/0,,2191128,00.html

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