Belgium EU Microsoft Google Antitrust

FILE- In This March 23, 2010 file photo, the Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Brussels. Microsoft Corp. on Thursday, March 31, 2011, threw its weight behind an existing probe by European Union authorities into whether rival Google Inc. is unfairly thwarting competition in the online search market. Microsoft’s General Counsel Brad Smith said the company is filing its own complaint against Google with the European Commission, citing concern over “a broadening pattern of conduct aimed at stopping anyone else from creating a competitive alternative.” (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)