Google would be asking its employees to remove some words in their communications in order to avoid further fines from antitrust agencies.
The Mashup site released memos, dating back to August 2019, with lists of curse words.
Gizmodo, it can be read: “think that all the documents that you generate, including e-mail, can be seen by the regulators”. “data-reactid =” 14 “> In one of the documents revealed, and of which it echoes Gizmodo, you can read: “think that all documents that you generate, including email, can be seen by regulators.”
And he adds: “We don’t want to ‘smash’, ‘kill’, ‘hurt’, ‘block’ or do anything else that is perceived as evil or unfair (Microsoft got into trouble when one of its employees threatened to ‘cut off the supply Netscape Airflow ‘) ”.
Apparently, smothering the competition, at least metaphorically, is something that is not within the vocabulary guidelines that Google advises.
Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, during the antitrust hearing of the United States Congress.
Another word the company would ask to avoid is “market share” because it is a phrase that the Federal Trade Commission has used. It is better to say: “users prefer to search through Google.”
The company reportedly released this memorandum to its employees months after the European Union imposed a third antitrust fine, bringing total penalties to approximately $ 9.6 billion.
Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported that the US Department of Justice and Attorneys General are poised to file antitrust lawsuits against Google in the coming months.
Legal actions that, the media estimates, will be related to the dominance of Google in the online advertising space.
antitrust hearing, conducted by the United States Congress, reviewed emails confirming that Google executives had tried to dominate the search services of MySpace, Yelp and Booking.com. “data-reactid =” 32 “> At the recent antitrust hearing , conducted by the United States Congress, reviewed emails confirming that Google executives had tried to dominate the search services of MySpace, Yelp and Booking.com.
It was also evident that Google bought YouTube with the aim of freezing the growth of Yahoo!