Managing director of Google Australia Maile Carnegie speaks at an Australian parliamentary hearing in Sydney on April 8, 2015. (AFP/Peter PARKS)
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The European Union will accuse Google on Wednesday of abusing its dominant position in Internet searches, opening the U.S. tech company up to a risk of massive fines and enforced changes in its business model, the Financial Times and Wall Street Journal said.An EU official said Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager would make an important announcement about Google on Wednesday, after the EU's executive holds its weekly meeting.Vestager has narrowed the case, which she inherited from her Spanish predecessor, Joaquin Almunia -- who rejected three settlement proposals from Google -- the FT said.Andreas Schwab, a German conservative member of the European Parliament who has pushed for the EU executive to consider even breaking up Google, told Reuters earlier this week he expected the Commission to bring competition charges against the company.However, industry and EU sources played down earlier on Tuesday suggestions that Vestager was about to announce charges against the Google.
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