Antitrust Antitrust

Google asks EU judges to stop ‘unwarranted expansion’ of antitrust powers in AdSense appeal

By Lewis Crofts
  • 02 May 2022 10:09
  • 02 May 2022 10:09
Google has said that a fine of 1.49 billion euros ($1.6 billion), levied for abusive ad contracts with websites, failed to analyze the real effects on the market, disregarded “pro-competitive justifications,” and constituted an “unwarranted expansion” in investigating exclusive business relations.

At the start of the three-day hearing at the EU General Court,

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