Google unfair?

Some 40 companies and trade bodies in nine EU countries, Switzerland and the United States, including eDreams Odigeo, Expedia and Tripadvisor, have accused Google of favoring its own vacation rental service on its search engine. The New York Times reported the organizations sent a letter to EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager urging enforcers to take action. “We see strong indications of a competitive strategy for Google to reduce us and our industry to mere content providers for the ‘one-stop-shop’ of Google’s new product,” the letter said. Google said its search results aim to provide users with the most relevant information.

Read the New York Times report

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