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Google still abuses its search monopoly in the EU — regulators wake up!

27/10/2020

Last month, Google released the results of the most recent pay-for-play Android auction. This farcical system is a way for alternative search engines to bid to be one of three search engines — in addition to the always present Google — that Android users can choose from, as they set up a new device.  Despite...
Last month, Google released the results of the most recent pay-for-play Android auction. This farcical system is a way for alternative search engines to bid to be one of three search engines — in addition to the always present Google — that Android users can choose from, as they set up a new device.  Despite assurances to regulators and competitors that the auction wouldn’t really be pay-for-play, and wouldn’t omit the popular, purpose-driven search engines from rankings, the results have done nothing to increase competition in search.  The latest ‘winners’ were mostly little known profit-hungry search engines like GMX, PrivacyWall,… This story continues at The Next Web Last month, Google released the results of the most recent pay-for-play Android auction. This farcical system is a way for alternative search engines to bid to be one of three search engines — in addition to the always present Google — that Android users can choose from, as they set up a new device.  Despite assurances to regulators and competitors that the auction wouldn’t really be pay-for-play, and wouldn’t omit the popular, purpose-driven search engines from rankings, the results have done nothing to increase competition in search.  The latest ‘winners’ were mostly little known profit-hungry search engines like GMX, PrivacyWall,… This story continues at The Next Web
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