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Google's anti-trust foes see ally in new EU competition chief

Danish politician Margrethe Vestager who took over the competition portfolio from Joaquin Almunia is expected to be more sympathetic

VOICE OF REASON: Although Ms Vestager has said nothing in public that would explicitly signal what course she is considering, those who have met her say she is a voice of reason.


AFTER waiting more than four years for Brussels to resolve his anti-trust complaint against Google while traffic to his website plunged by 80 percent, Michael Weber of German online mapping service held out little hope for success. Until now.

He says a meeting