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Google, under antitrust scrutiny, points its finger at Microsoft

Feb 26, 2010, 00:03 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Todd Bishop)

"Google overnight confirmed reports that European regulators are looking into complaints that it's unfairly pushing down the rankings of some of its competitors in its search results. The company denied wrongdoing, and pointed out that Microsoft is connected to two of the three companies making complaints.

"One is a price-comparison service called Foundem, which is a member of a Microsoft-funded organization called ICOMP, the Initiative for a Competitive Online Marketplace. Foundem has been outspoken on the subject of "search neutrality" in that role. Another is a similar service called Ciao!, renamed Ciao! from Bing after it was acquired by the Redmond company."

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