German antitrust watchdog launches proceedings against Google


BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s antitrust watchdog launched a probe into whether Google Germany, Google Ireland and its parent company Alphabet are exploiting their market dominance, it said on Tuesday.

The cartel office said the investigation will consider whether the tech giant offers users enough choice in how it uses their data.

(Reporting by Kirsti Knolle, editing by Thomas Escritt)

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