Google faces European damages case

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Series Details 28.6.11
Publication Date 28/06/2011
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One of the companies that accused Google of abusing its dominant position in the online search market in Europe in 2010 was expected to launch a multimillion-euro damages lawsuit in the French courts on the 28 June 2011.

1plusV, the French group that runs the website, was one of three companies that filed complaints against Google with the European Commission in 2010. In June 2011 it said that it would be claiming almost €300m because of damage it allegedly suffered at the hands of the US search company.

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