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Google hit with EUR 1.5 bln fine by EU for AdSense search competition abuse

Wednesday 20 March 2019 | 12:19 CET | News
Google has received its third multi-billion-euro fine from the European Union for anti-competitive practices. The company was fined EUR 1.49 billion for abusing its dominance in the search intermediary market with its AdSense for Search product for advertising on third-party websites offering search engines. The Commission said restrictive clauses in the AdSense contracts prevented Google's rivals from placing their search adverts on these websites.

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Companies: Google
Countries: Europe
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