The lawyer who helped get Google fined $270 million in an adtech antitrust probe in France explains why the case matters globally

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Google this week agreed to pay the French competition regulator a €220 million fine and said it would change its adtech to settle an antitrust complaint that alleged it abused its dominant position in the online advertising sector.
L'Autorité de la Concurrence, the French antitrust watchdog, found that Google's Ad Manager ad server, which manages ads for large publishers, unfairly favored its online ad marketplace AdX in online ad auctions, such as by providing it information about competitors' ad bids. The investigation also found that Google's AdX offered superior...
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