Europe To Formalize How Consumers, Companies Can Sue Big Fish Like Google Over Antitrust Damages

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http://techcrunch.com – Feeling slighted by Google’s dominance in search? In Europe, you may soon be able to sue for damages. A new proposal published today by the European Commission proposes to spell out the details, and effectively make it easier and quicker, for consumers and businesses to sue large companies when they feel that they have been the victims of antitrust violations. These would sit on top of European fines and sanctions on companies for the same violations. The proposals have been in the works for some time. “Took four years longer than I had hoped,” Neelie Kroes, a VP of the Europ (IT news)