Google Proposes Settlement Terms to EU Regulators

In a settlement proposal to European Union antitrust lawyers, Google Inc. for the first time has agreed to submit to a legally binding commitment to make minor changes to the look of its Web-search engine in order to allay concerns that it is hurting competitors, according to a person familiar with the matter.

After months of conversations with the EU competition watchdog, Google last week submitted a final package of concessions that will later be tested in the market, giving Google’s rivals a chance to comment on whether the changes made an impact. Google didn’t make public any details about its proposal.

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