Italian Antitrust investigates Google AdSense

It seems the Italian government isn’t finished investigating Google, as they the government announced the examination of Google Adsense. According to news from il Giornale: - Google isn’t obliged to comunicate how the payments are calculated - The payments are calculated exclusively from data that Google holds - Google can modify at any moment the […]

It seems the Italian government isn’t finished investigating Google, as they the government announced the examination of Google Adsense. According to news from il Giornale: - Google isn’t obliged to comunicate how the payments are calculated - The payments are calculated exclusively from data that Google holds - Google can modify at any moment the price determination and payment structure at its discretion. Speculation has already started on whether Google would just stop offering Adsense in Italy - but the likeihood that other EU countries could do the same suggests they would fight the action. "Although we are opposed to this decision, we will continue to cooperate constructively with the Authority, in the belief that our activities comply with current regulations on competition in the marketplace," said a Google spokesman after the news.

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