The German Competition Authority secures a licensing deal on behalf of news publishers as part of a now-concluded investigation into the world’s largest search engine (Google News Showcase)

Improvements for publishers using Google News Showcase* Bonn, 21 December 2022: The Bundeskartellamt has concluded its proceeding against Google/Alphabet with regard to the “Google News Showcase” online news service after Google made a number of important adjustments to the benefit of publishers. Google News Showcase is a Google news service which offers publishers options to present their content within a specific framework set by Google. The content made available is not selected based on Google’s mechanisms, but by the publishers themselves who also influence how the content is to be presented. Andreas Mundt, President of the Bundeskartellamt: “We were concerned that similar

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German Competition Authority, The German Competition Authority secures a licensing deal on behalf of news publishers as part of a now-concluded investigation into the world’s largest search engine (Google News Showcase), 21 December 2022, e-Competitions December 2022, Art. N° 110239

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