Google has made a compromise with the EU for the second time, hoping to dispel the EU’s concerns and approve its acquisition of Fitbit as soon as possible, according to a document released by the European Commission today. In November last year, wearable device maker Fitbit announced a final agreement with Google to buy Fitbit for $7.35 a share in cash, valuing Fitbit at $2.1 billion. < / P > < p > in February, the European Data Protection Commission warned that the transaction could pose privacy risks to users. Because with Fitbit, Google will have access to a lot of its user health data. According to the European Data Protection Commission, this situation is worrying. In May, the European consumer group beuc also said that Google’s acquisition of Fitbit could harm consumers’ interests and hinder innovation. In addition, beuc said the deal would change the rules of the game in the digital health market. In June, Google began seeking EU approval for the deal, according to a document published on the Commission’s website. The European Commission said at the time that it would decide whether to approve the deal before July 20. < p > < p > in July, Google made a concession, saying it would not use Fitbit’s health data to help it provide advertising services to allay EU concerns. In early August, the European Commission announced that it would launch an in-depth antitrust investigation into Google’s acquisition of Fitbit. The European Commission said it was concerned that the deal would further strengthen Google’s dominance in the online advertising market. Last week, the European Commission announced that it had extended the deadline for investigating Google’s Fitbit deal to December 23. Today, the European Commission said Google had made a compromise for the second time, hoping to allay EU concerns, but did not disclose specific measures. The European Commission also said today that it would seek feedback from competitors and customers before deciding whether to accept Google’s concession or ask it to make more compromises. Chinese version of K-car: reading a10e design drawing exposure

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