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A 4.34 billion euro ( billion) European Union antitrust fine,rummy pro was based on flawed calculations, Alphabet's Google said on Thursday, urging Europe's second-highest court to scrap or reduce what it said was not an appropriate penalty.

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Google was fined for using its Android mobile operating system to thwart rivals and cement its dominance in general internet search from 2011, in the largest penalty meted out to any company found guilty of breaching EU antitrust rules.,isl score

"The fine that was imposed, a staggering 4.34 billion euros, was not appropriate," Google's lawyer Genevra Forwood told the five-judge panel of the General Court on the fourth day of a week-long hearing,play now png , which is taking place three years after the European Commission sanctioned the company.

indicele bet,"The problem is not the headline-grabbing fine per se. The problem is how the Commission reached that figure," she said.

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Forwood said there was no anti-competitive intent in Google's actions nor could it have known that its conduct was an abuse based on EU case law and there was no precedent for it.,forecast for today game

"So it was wrong for the Commission to impose any fine at all, let alone turn up the dials to reach its biggest fine ever," Forwood said.,free real casino games

She also took issue with the EU competition enforcer adding a 11% gravity factor to Google's fine compared with 5% for Intel in 2009 in a separate case.,888 poker private games mobile

"Even if this Court considers that a fine is appropriate, it would only be proper to turn the dials right down," she said.,cric line

final copa del rey 2021,However, the European Commission's lawyer Anthony Dawes said Google "simply could not be unaware of the anti-competitive behaviour of its practices".

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"Infringements committed negligently are no less serious than those committed intentionally," Dawes said, adding that the fine was just 4.5% of Google's revenue in 2017 versus a 10% cap allowed under EU rules.,free online poker with friends private

A verdict is likely to come next year.,fifa mobile 21 - download pc windows 10


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