@harryfoxdavies: Revealed: how Google enlisted members of US Congress it bankrolled to fight $6bn EU antitrust case


Google enlisted members of the US congress, whose election campaigns it had funded, to pressure the European Union to drop a €6bn antitrust case which threatens to decimate the US tech firm’s business in Europe.


The coordinated effort by senators and members of the House of Representatives, as well as by a congressional committee, formed part of a sophisticated, multimillion-pound lobbying drive in Brussels, which Google has significantly ramped up as it fends off challenges to its dominance in Europe.

Google DC White House Fixer             Ginny Hunt


Read the post on The Guardian.