The five biggest fines imposed by the European Union against the abuse of dominant position
The European Commission has imposed itself against the abuse of dominance of technological companies. Know the details.
The sanction of 4.342 million euros imposed on Wednesday by the European Commission to the US Internet giant Google is the most voluminous decided by abuse of dominant position, but not the only one.
Before the same commission imposed sanctions on companies Intel, Qualcom and Microsoft, even the same company Google faced a fine in 2017.
He was also accused of linking his Windows Media Player with this system to outperform his competition.
In breach of its commitments closed with the EU executive, Brussels imposed another fine of 860 million euros in 2008. In total, the sanctions imposed on Microsoft by the Commission amount to about 2,000 million euros.
Next, the five biggest fines imposed in the history of the European Union (EU) for abuse of dominant position: