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

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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.

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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.

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Google DC White House Fixer             Ginny Hunt

 

Read the post on The Guardian.

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