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Monday, Jun. 7, 2021
Google To Change Its Practices After Being Fined $268M By France For Abusing "Dominant" Ads Position
Google is being fined 220 million euros ($268 million) by France's antitrust watchdog for abusing its "dominant" position in online advertising.
Practices used by the search engine giant to sell ads "penalize Google's competitors" along with publishers of mobile sites and applications,...
Wednesday, Mar. 3, 2021
Google says it won't develop new ways to follow individual users across the internet after it phases out existing ad-tracking technology from its Chrome browser, a change that could shake up the online advertising industry.
Google says it's taking the move to protect user privacy. It's...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021
For two decades, global news outlets have complained internet companies are getting rich at their expense, selling advertising linked to their reports without sharing revenue.
Now, Australia is joining France and other governments in pushing Google, Facebook and other internet giants to...
Wednesday, Sep. 16, 2020
A Senate panel put a top Google executive on the defensive Tuesday over the company's powerful position in online advertising as some lawmakers look hopefully toward an expected antitrust case against the tech giant by the Trump administration.
Donald Harrison, Google's president for...
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020
Facebook is pushing back on new Apple privacy rules for its mobile devices — and putting app developers in the middle.
Apple will soon require apps to ask users for permission to collect data on what devices they are using and to let ads follow them around on the internet. The social...
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018
On Thursday, Google will begin using its Chrome browser to eradicate ads it deems annoying or otherwise detrimental to users. It just so happens that many of Google’s own most lucrative ads will sail through its new filters.
The move, which Google first floated back in June, is ostensibly...