Google comments on concessions in EC antitrust settlement offer Google stated in a corporate blog post that the company addressed requests from the European Commission to settle their inquiry into the company's search and advertising businesses with a revised offer that "broadens the scope of our offer and provides links to rival sites even more prominently in our search results." Specifically, Google said it will give links to rival sites much more real estate and visibility, will include rival sites’ logos with these links for even greater prominence, and will accompany these links with dynamic text from rivals providing more information about their sites. Reference Link
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