Google fine: EU is not waging underhand trade war against ??US tech firms… and more coverage

Let’s start by laying one falsehood to rest. In fining Google ?2.42bn (?2.14bn), the European commission is not engaged in a form of underhand trade warfare against US technology companies. Instead, Margrethe Vestager, the EU competition commissioner, is addressing a central commercial question of the digital age: to what extent should companies such as Google be able to exploit their dominance in one area to gain advantage in another?

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