March 20, 2019 – Google fined GBP 1.27 billion for violating EU competition law
July 18, 2018 – The EU antitrust authorities have fined Google $ 5 billion (GBP 3.8 billion / EUR 4.3 billion) after three years of investigation.
June 27, 2017 – The EU fined Google $ 2.84 billion (GBP 2.1 billion / EUR 2.42 billion) for frustrating shopping comparison sites.
July 14, 2016 – The EU is bringing another charge against Google's shopping service. The company is also accused of preventing third parties using its Adsense product from displaying search ads from Google competitors – a third case against the company.
April 20, 2016 – The EU sends a fee sheet to Google describing the company's anti-competitive practices in relation to manufacturers of Android smartphones and apps.
April 15, 2015 – The EU accuses Google of blocking competitors from its shopping service.
September 2014 – Joaquin Almunia says he can't complete the Google case until his mandate ends in October.
May 2014 – Joaquin Almunia, then EU Commissioner for Competition, says that complainant feedback will be crucial to determine whether he accepts Google's concessions.
February 5, 2014 – Google improves its concessions related to online search.
2013 – The FairSearch lobby group is submitting a complaint to the European Commission about Google's Android business practices.
April 25, 2013 – The EU is asking rivals and users for feedback on Google's concessions.
April 3, 2013 – Google offers concessions related to online search and its AdSense advertising network to address concerns about competition in the EU without admitting misconduct.
November 30, 2010 – The European Commission opens an investigation into allegations that Google has abused its dominant position in online search after 18 complaints.
November 3, 2009 – The UK price comparison website Foundem complains to the European Commission about Google's online search.
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