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Google favors its own services regardless of their pertinence

Google displays its services more prominently even if they are not the most relevant result to a search query. This distorts competition, and it significantly impedes consumers' choice.   A concrete example in daily life searches illustrates that matter. When looking for a flat for your next holiday, Google proposes on the top Google+ rental service :     Such a... See more