Europe just doesn’t like getting lobbied by big tech. Someone leaked Google’s strategy for countering the EU’s antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager and Thierry Breton didn’t like it. No kidding. The tactics would be expected but treating Europe as you might treat a weak state without other options, might be a huge miscalculation. Europe and Google are on a collision course for everything ‘Data’. A few billion dollars is okay, but rules and regulations protecting EU member data is a ‘no go’ for Google. This Reuters article seems about right.