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Google fields tough questions from US judge over allegedly anticompetitive adtech deal with Facebook

Google today defended its previously secret 2018 advertising agreement with Facebook, code-named “Jedi Blue,” and told a US federal judge that it was a pro-competitive deal and that the social networking giant needed to “bid hard” at online advertising auctions to win.

In a packed New York City courtroom, US District Judge Kevin

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Serafina Smith

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Serafina Smith covers mergers and acquisitions for MLex from New York. Before becoming a journalist, Serafina was a paralegal supporting the United States Department of Justice, where she worked on foreign bribery and money laundering cases. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from Georgetown University.

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