European Parliament Preparing to Call for Google Break-up
The Financial Times on Friday cited a draft motion as saying the European Parliament is preparing to call for a break-up of Google Incorporated that would separate its search services from its other businesses. European regulators are increasingly concerned about Google's and other American companies' growing dominance of the Internet industry, and have sought ways to curb Google's perceived power. A public call for a break-up would be the most far-reaching action proposed. The FT cited the draft motion as saying, "Unbundling search engines from other commercial services” should be considered as a solution to Google's dominance.
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