Microsoft With Other Reportedly Joins Google+ Dispute In European Union

Posted on Feb 28 2012 - 6:03pm by Editorial Staff

This is how the things happens exactly Microsoft and “several other firms” has reportedly lodged a formal complaint to EU antitrust regulators about Google’s social network, Google+, reports Reuters. Reuters cites “two people familiar with the matter” as its source, in a move that could see European regulatory bodies extend its investigations into the company.

EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia reiterated on Tuesday he would decide by the end of March or early April the next step in the regulator’s ongoing investigation into Google, and charges by rivals that it misused its market position. “We continue to receive information and complaints or informal complaints, so it’s not a simple task to investigate,” Almunia told lawmakers at the European Parliament.

A day ago EPIC seems to not seeing to take its desire to have investigation by the Federal Trade Commission over Google’s change in privacy policy. The organization announced its plans to appeal that decision, and is again urging to push the ruling by March 1st – the date on the other side when Google is completely changing its 60 product policies into one.

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