Google Offers to Exclude News Showcase From Search Results to End Probe in Germany

Google Offers to Exclude News Showcase From Search Results in Germany

Google offered to exclude its “Google News Showcase” service from general search results in Germany to end an investigation by the local antitrust regulator, the authority said on Wednesday. “Google has proposed measures to respond to our competition concerns,” Andreas Mundt, president of the Federal Cartel Authority, said in a statement. “The company no longer […]

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Google News Showcase, Use of Personal Data Being Investigated by Germany

Google News Showcase, Use of Personal Data Being Investigated in Germany

Germany’s Federal Cartel Office said it was examining Google’s use of personal data and its Google News Showcase product under its new powers to regulate internet companies, and was also considering cases involving Amazon, Apple, and Facebook owner Meta. The regulator said on Wednesday it had determined that Google’s owner Alphabet met the scale threshold […]

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