Antitrust Antitrust

Google’s News Showcase prompts wide German antitrust probe in footsteps of France, Australia

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 04 Jun 2021 04:42
  • 04 Jun 2021 04:42
Google's fraught relationship with the news industry is once again at the center of an antitrust inquiry after Germany's competition regulator said today it was scrutinizing its News Showcase, a service that repackages articles licensed from publishers.

Investigators will assess whether Google's plans to show its own service in search results would amount to favorable

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