Margrethe Vestager

Margrethe Vestager (born 13 April 1968 in Glostrup) is a Danish politician representing the Danish Social Liberal Party (Radikale Venstre). She has been a Member of Parliament (the Folketing) since 20 November 2001. On 15 June 2007 she was appointed parliamentary group leader of her party, replacing Marianne Jelved. On October 3, 2011, she became Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Economic and Interior Affairs under the government of Helle Thorning-Schmidt.
Posts about Margrethe Vestager
  • European Commission Vote Could Mean the End for Google

    …? At this point, it could go either way. Joaquín Almunia, the European Union’s former competition commissioner, was a more vocal opponent of Google’s European business practices than his successor, Margrethe Vestager, but that doesn’t mean she’s ruling out the possibility. It’s more likely that more stringent regulatory frameworks will be applied to Google…

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  • Does the European Google Antitrust Case Have Any Merit?

    … the debate all over again. Margrethe Vestager, who formally takes office tomorrow, could levy additional charges against Google, a move that could cost the search giant billions of dollars. Image via Mac Observer Unfortunately for Microsoft and the rest of the plaintiffs, their case has no merit. Sore Losers The biggest, and most frequently vocal…

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