Google’s Steely Foe in Europe

The European Union’s commissioner for competition has a reputation for being tough, but she says it’s her responsibility to make sure that competition is fair and open.

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Hasnain says:

"As minister of the economy, for instance, she pushed for changes to Denmark’s generous social welfare benefits, including substantially curtailing unemployment benefits. Subsequently, a group of jobless builders presented her with a gift: a life-size sculpture of a hand with a raised middle digit. She keeps the artifact prominently displayed on a coffee table at her office in the European Commission."

Posted on 2015-04-20T16:35:49+0000