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Google fined another $1.7 billion by EU for ‘abusive’ AdSense publisher contracts

Google faces its third significant antitrust fine in the EU. This time the company was penalized 1.49 billion euros ($1.69 billion) for “abusive practices in online advertising” involving publisher contracts surrounding AdSense for search. The fine “takes account of the duration and gravity of the infringement. . . . [and] has been calculated on the …

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Marketing Day: Facebook fined, SMX Advanced recap, blockchain consortium & more

Debra Mastaler is Features Editor at Search Engine Land. She is an internationally recognized authority on link building and is an OMCP Certified Link Building Trainer. Based in Washington DC, Debra is also a columnist for Search Engine Land, has written for or been featured in numerous tech publications and is active on the search …

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Marketing Day: Google to be fined, SMX Advanced, recaps, Quora ads & more

Debra Mastaler is Features Editor at Search Engine Land. She is an internationally recognized authority on link building and is an OMCP Certified Link Building Trainer. Based in Washington DC, Debra is also a columnist for Search Engine Land, has written for or been featured in numerous tech publications and is active on the search …

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Pittsburgh Steelers Being Fined $1M By NFL For Each Player Skipping National Anthem Is Fake News

Pittsburgh Steelers being fined $1 million for each players for not appearing during the national anthem is fake news. There is no truth to a report that the NFL was fining the Steelers a $1 million per player who failed to show for the national anthem in their game against the Chicago Bears. Steelers coach …

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Google fined $2.7 billion by E.U. in anti-trust ruling

Google has been fined a record $2.7 billion for a breach of E.U. anti-trust rules. The search giant was charged with giving “illegal advantages” to another Google product within search results in a case that started more than seven years ago. The case relates specifically to Google Shopping, Google’s increasingly profitable shopping comparison engine. This fine …

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