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German Cartel Office starts investigation into Google News Showcase

Friday 4 June 2021 | 16:03 CET | News
The German Federal Cartel Office, Bundeskartellamt, has opened a third procedure against Google, to investigate the news service Google News Showcase. The authority started the proceeding after receiving a complaint from Corint Media, a company managing the rights of German and international private TV and radio stations, and press publishers. The Cartel Office is investigating whether the inclusion of the Google News Showcase offering in general search hinders competing offering from third parties. In addition, the Cartel Office is investigating whether the underlying contractual conditions

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Companies: German Federal Cartel Office / Google
Countries: Germany
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