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French competition authority to probe online ad market

Tuesday 24 May 2016 | 16:43 CET | News
The French Competition Authority (CA) has opened an investigation into the way data is used in online advertising. The antitrust regulator will focus on competition issues and on the scope of big data utilisation. The fresh probe comes six years after the CA's first study into online advertising competition and follows the 10 May publication of a joint report with German counterpart BundesKartellAmt that looked at big data and the challenges it poses in applying competition law. 

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Companies: Google / Navx
Countries: France
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