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U.S. trade representatives are pushing back against European legislative efforts to break up Google.

The U.S. Mission to the European Union said efforts to separate search engines from other commercial businesses are not based on competitive, impartial reasons, but political ones, according to Reuters.

Two EU parliamentarians have introduced a draft resolution that would separate search engines from other commercial services, essentially breaking up Google’s multi-faceted business.

The European commissioner for digital affairs, Guenther Oettinger, reportedly backed away from the resolution.



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