EU regulators are close to completing their third lawsuit against the Alphabet unit. Google which operates its AdSense advertising service, said the EU's antitrust boss on 7 November. The EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said four months after imposed a record $ 4.34 billion ($ 5 billion) on Google for using her popular Android operating system Margrethe Vestager holds a press conference on July 18, 2018 at Google in Brussels, Belgium. Image: Reuters "width =" 1
This was a fine by 2.4 billion euros imposed on the company last year after it thwarted the rivals of shopping comparison sites.
The European Commiss In 2016, a third case was opened when Google was accused of third parties prevent the use of its AdSense product from displaying advertisements from Google's competitors.
"We are nearing the end of this investigation," Vestager told reporters at the Web Summit in Lisbon. Asked for an update of the investigation.
Google has rejected the indictments.
Vestager can punish up to 10 percent of its worldwide sales for violating EU regulations.