Google is facing another EU probe about how it collects and uses data, months after receiving a $1.7 billion antitrust fine


Sundar Pichai

  • The European Union has launched a fresh antitrust investigation into Google.
  • Reuters reported Friday that the EU had been sending questionnaires to companies trying to find out how Google leverages its data.
  • The European Commission has now confirmed it has launched "preliminary investigation."
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Google is facing yet another antitrust investigation from the after being slapped with three multibillion dollar fines in as many years.

Reuters reported Friday that it had seen a document showing the EU was investigating how Google uses data. The bloc's competition watchdog sent questionnaires to companies asking exactly how Google bargains with its data, and whether it ever withholds it.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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