If google is fined, then fine the EU on the same rules

One of the bedrock and great mechanism of the internet is that it is open and shows how well something can be with a libertarianism approach with minimum governmental intervention. This allows individuals to express their minds, share enormous amount of knowledge and letting business thrived.

 

The internet should be left free from governmental interventions and should not be policed by the European Union. The recent fine from European Union shows an intention to start policing the internet and middling in other people’s businesses. This will start to trickle down resulting in less growth, less freedom and could evidentially lead to stopping people expressing their opinions.

 

The European Union reported that google has “abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service.” [1] With the same ruling the European Union should also be fined due to helping BT monopolise in the UK with European funding [2], which has led to ISP companies complaining to Ofcom that the margin between the wholesale and retail price is so squeezed that other suppliers cannot sell the product profitably [3], thus restricting competition.

 

References:

[1] http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-1784_en.htm

[2] https://www.gov.uk/guidance/broadband-delivery-uk#european-funding-for-broadband

[3] http://www.ispreview.co.uk/index.php/2013/05/ofcom-to-probe-bt-after-talktalk-fttc-broadband-competition-complaint.html

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