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Here’s how Google’s new search results will look under the European antitrust settlement

Jason Del Rey
Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 11:08 AM ET

Google's long battle with European antitrust regulators over what the European Commission deemed to be anti-competitive search practices appears to be reaching a conclusion. The commission's competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia has approved the settlement, but a formal vote among all commissioners will reportedly take place in the coming months. The agreement would mean Google would avoid paying a penalty that could have reached $5 billion.

Yesterday, Google published the settlement in full. It's … long. So here's the abridged version, as Google explained in yesterday's blog post.

CNBC's content partner Re/code has the whole story here.

By Jason Del Rey, Re/code.net.

CNBC's parent NBC Universal is an investor in Re/code's parent Revere Digital, and the companies have a content-sharing arrangement.

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