Google has filed a legal appeal against a record-breaking fine handed down by the European Commission this summer for anti-competitive behavior relating to the operation of its product search comparison service, now known as Google Shopping.
Google last week notified the European Union it would attempt to meet the demands of the European Union decision.
Internet giant Google on Monday appealed against the record 2.4-billion euro fine imposed by European anti-trust authorities for favouring its own shopping service, lodging an appeal at the EU court in Luxembourg.
When reached by TechCrunch for comment a Google's spokesman declined to confirm whether it would be complying with the Commission's antitrust order while it pursues a legal challenge - or to answer any questions. This appeal is not suspensive; Google will therefore have to pay the fine.
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It took Intel the best part of eight years to obtain Wednesday's judgement, and the case isn't over yet, so Google is likely have a long legal battle ahead of it.
"What Google has done is illegal under EU antitrust rules", EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager at the time. Justice grinds slowly and any ruling from the General Court can also be appealed at the bloc's highest tribunal, the EU Court of Justice.
Brussels accused Google of giving its own service too much priority in search results to the detriment of other price comparison services, such as TripAdvisor and Expedia.
The fine handed to Google was a significant hike on the previous record penalty of €1.06bn (£937m) dished out by the commission to United States microchip firm Intel in 2009.