U.S. Lawmakers Address E.U. Over Proposed Google Break Up
Members of the U.S. Congress warned the E.U. not to follow through with a proposal that would break up Google, saying the move would slow innovation.By Madison Burke | November 26, 2014
This is a letter members of the U.S. Congress sent their counterparts in Europe. In it they express “great concern” about an upcoming vote.
Why are American lawmakers weighing in on European politics? In this case, it’s because an American tech company is involved.
Specifically, Google, which is the — albeit unnamed — target of a resolution that would call for the company to separate its search engine from the rest of its commercial services.