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'Daily Mail' Assails Government, Google 'Closeness'

The UK tabloid is raising the issue of the search giant’s influence on UK government after it found that Conservative Party ministers have held meetings with Google an average of once a month since the General Election two years ago. There have been 23 meetings between Tory ministers and Google since June 2010, with Prime Minister David Cameron meeting Google three times and George Osborne – who as Chancellor of the Exchequer is supposed to meet with business leaders – four times in two years.

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