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Google has agreed to waive the nearly EUR 100,000 in advertising fees racked up by a 12-year-old Spanish boy after accepting that he made a genuine mistake, reports El Pais. Secondary school student Jose Javier created an account with Google's pay-per-click AdWords service thinking he could make money from the ads appearing alongside videos he posted on YouTube of his music group Los Salerosos. Google's service allows customers to set up an advertising budget and pay when someone clicks on the link. The boy had used a savings account set up in his name to sign up to the service, but his

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Companies: Google / YouTube
Countries: Spain
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