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European Commission formally opens investigation into Google's digital ad business

Tuesday 22 June 2021 | 12:20 CET | News
The European Commission has formally opened an investigation into Google's digital ad business, to determine if the company puts competition, advertisers and online publishers at a disadvantage by favouring its own business. "The formal investigation will notably examine whether Google is distorting competition by restricting access by third parties to user data for advertising purposes on websites and apps, while reserving such data for its own use," the European Commission said.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: European Commission / Google / YouTube
Countries: Europe
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