Yelp Files Complaint Against Google Search in Europe

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Mark Melin
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Among its first moves after being required to delist certain “irrelevant” search results was to remove a posting critical of a large bank executive for his role in the 2008 mortgage derivatives crisis, as previously reported in ValueWalk. Yelp charging Google for manipulating search results Now a new line of attack is forming, as Google is being charged with manipulating search results to favor its in-house products or affiliated partnerships. Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP), a local services review site, has formally submitted a complaint against Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s search business to Brussels’ competition officials.  This comes at a time when…

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Mark Melin is an alternative investment practitioner whose specialty is recognizing the impact of beta market environment on a technical trading strategy. A portfolio and industry consultant, wrote or edited three books including High Performance Managed Futures (Wiley 2010) and The Chicago Board of Trade’s Handbook of Futures and Options (McGraw-Hill 2008) and taught a course at Northwestern University's executive education program.

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