Liz Gannes

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EU Says It Will Market-Test Google’s Antitrust Proposal

Google has submitted a set of formal commitments in response to antitrust concerns about its search business, said European Commission competition head Joaquin Almunia. The next step is for the EU to “market-test” the proposal with the goal of setting legally binding commitments, reports Bloomberg. Both of those steps would be beyond what the U.S. FTC did, but it’s the substance that matters.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald