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Germany’s economy minister says Google may have such a dominant market position that a breakup of the company “must be seriously considered.” Sigmar Gabriel says such a move would be the “ultima ratio,” or last resort, in an effort to prevent the Internet giant from systematically crowding out competitors. Gabriel’s comment Friday in an op-ed for German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung comes a day after 400 companies submitted a competition complaint against U.S-.

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