The competitors of the company, however, said the plans would further boost Google’s supremacy of searches on Internet as it would compel rivals to compete among themselves, and increase their costs too.
EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia was quoted by the news agency as saying that it could surely ask Google to improve its proposals.
Google’s general counsel, Kent Walker, contended that the company offered reasonable concessions.
"Our proposals are meaningful and comprehensive, providing additional choice and information while also leaving room for future innovation," Walker said.
"That’s why we focused on addressing the Commission’s specific concerns, and we think we did a pretty good job."
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