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Third of EU commissioners oppose Google antitrust deal: officials

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Feb
2014

By Tom Körkemeier BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A third of the members of the European Commission opposed the EUs decision to strike a deal with Google and end a three-year antitrust investigation, officials said, underlining the political sensitivity of the decision. While the opposition of nine commissioners is not enough to block the agreement struck by Joaquin Almunia, the competition commissioner, it is rare for such strong opposition to be voiced and it will fuel the frustration of Google competitors such as Microsoft. The commissioners made their opposition clear during the Commissions weekly meeting on Wednesday, Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger told reporters.

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