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Italy's Agcom fines Google for breaching ban on gambling ads

Friday 23 October 2020 | 09:09 CET | News
Italy's communications regulator Agcom said it has fined Google for flouting national rules banning the advertising of games and betting. The watchdog launched an inquiry into Google Inc, Google Ireland Limited and Google Italy last month over ads for foreign gambling operators that appeared in Google results. In a statement, Agcom said it verified that the search engine had permitted the paid advert of a betting website – sublime-casino.com – on its results page, breaching the Dignity Decree's blanket ban on nearly all forms of gambling advertising.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Agcom / Google
Countries: Italy
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