European antitrust officials slammed Google with a $5.1 billion fine today, saying the company abused its power in the smartphone market.
We predicted that the tech giant would face a record fine as part of the war against big tech breaking out in the EU.
Scott also argued in Esquire that European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager was the only official “whose testicles had descended.” Indeed, when describing the case against Google, Vestager didn’t mince words:
“Google has used Android as a vehicle to cement the dominance of its search engine. These practices have denied rivals the chance to innovate and compete on the merits. They have denied European consumers the benefits of effective competition in the important mobile sphere. This is illegal under EU antitrust rules.”